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Re: libdb2 or Hurd issue?

On Sat, Dec 30, 2000 at 01:11:17AM -0500, Jason M. Felice wrote:
> > > Okay, I went digging through the source, and it seems that libdb2, like
> > > rpm, assumes some things about O_RDONLY/O_WRONLY/O_RDWR which are not
> > > true on the Hurd.
> > 
> > I think we fixed this a long time ago. Which versions do you use?
> > This is in the libc ChangeLog, and I know for sure that this was propagated
> > to db2 standalone library.
> It's not in db-2.7.7-2.2, which appears to be the most recent version. 
> It is at least the most recent source on ftp.debian.org.  It looks like
> the change may have been reverted, as the date on the source upload is
> Jun 8 2000, well after the changelog entry.

So maybe it was reverted or incorrectly changed upstream. If Debian is in
sync with upstream, this should be verified.
> <rant>
> I'm getting sick of this Debian stuff,

For such subtle and Hurd specific stuff, nobody can be blamed. We have tof
ind them ourself and report them to the appropriate people. This smells like
an upstream bug ;) Could you try to find the latest upstream source and
check this?


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