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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 


Robert Millan

"5 years from now everyone will be running
free GNU on their 200 MIPS, 64M SPARCstation-5"

              Andrew S. Tanenbaum, 30 Jan 1992

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