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Re: Switching exim4 to libdb4.2

On Sat, Jul 10, 2004 at 09:11:57AM +0200, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> Hello,
> Due to a wishlist bugreport (#258311) we are considering to switch
> exim4 to a newer version of BerkelyDB, namely libdb4.2. As we are
> pre-release I am asking you whether this would be acceptable before
> spending any further thought on it.

> Afaict it will not mess up d-i/debootstrap because libdb4.2 is already
> listed in base as dependency of apt-utils. (Perhaps libdb3 can be
> removed, but I am not 100% sure.)

How much testing have you done to ensure that switching db libs won't
break users' ability to use existing db3 databases?

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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