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Re: RFS: dbxml



Dear Michael,

2011/6/24 Lars Buitinck <larsmans@gmail.com>:
> 2011/6/24 Michael Tautschnig <mt@debian.org>:
>> Well, after a long while I got around to review this package. Here are my
>> observations:
>>
>> - debian/README.source isn't actually helpful...
>> - There is no libdb4.8++-dev in sid. It's libdb5.1++-dev now.
>> - Having installed that, configure fails nevertheless:
>>  configure: error: /usr not a valid Berkeley DB tree.  Note that Berkeley DB
>>  must be configured and built with '--enable-cxx'.
>>
>> Other than this, the package would look fine. Hence if you could figure out how
>> to update for 5.1, I'd offer to re-review the package (in a more timely
>> manner!).
>
> Thanks for the review. I've dropped my work on dbxml due to a change
> of jobs, but my former colleague Daniël de Kok (cc) has taken over.
> He's found that dbxml works fine with BDB 5.1, producing
> backward-compatible files. Greg Burd, formerly of Oracle, has
> confirmed that this should be the case in general
> (https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bug/157165/comments/20).

I have uploaded dbxml_2.5.16-3 to mentors.debian.net:

http://mentors.debian.net/debian/pool/main/d/dbxml/

This version builds agains Berkeley DB 5.1. I have also converted the
package to a multi-arch package.

Kind regards,
Daniël de Kok


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