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Re: RFS: dbxml

On Mon, Jul 25, 2011 at 8:21 AM, Daniel de Kok <me@danieldk.eu> wrote:
> 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.

If someone else is willing to sponsor this package, that would be
great as well! I have two other packages in the pipeline that depend
on dbxml ;).

Kind regards,
Daniël de Kok

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