Re: libdb4 package
On Thu, Oct 31, 2002 at 12:11:04AM -0500, Jeff Bailey wrote:
> On Wed, 2002-10-30 at 23:25, Steven Curtis wrote:
> > I have a question regarding the absence of a libdb4 package for Debian
> > GNU/Hurd. There are several packages that rely directly or indirectly on
> > the existence of libdb4. I downloaded the source, and it compiled cleanly.
> > I am not experienced in Debian package maintenance, and was wondering if
> > there was an outstanding reason as to why this software hasn't yet been
> > packaged for the Hurd. I plan on taking a crack at figuring out how to do
> > so, but couldn't figure out why such cleanly compiling software causing so
> > many outstanding dependencies hasn't been packaged yet. I'm not trying to
> > raise anyone's ire, just trying to find out if there was a good reason not
> > to attempt this. The list archives don't mention anything, so I'm appealing
> > to the wisdom of the bazaar.
> Was it the package that built cleanly, or upstream source? If it was
> the package, then I will make sure that it goes in tomorrow.
better to wait a while:
#160129: db4.0 - doesn't build from source
"5 years from now everyone will be running
free GNU on their 200 MIPS, 64M SPARCstation-5"
Andrew S. Tanenbaum, 30 Jan 1992