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Re: Suggestion for OpenLDAP 2.2 Admin Guide (ITS#3319)

How to configure ones environment depends from platform
to platform and even deployment to deployment, hence the
material you suggest seems more suitable for the platform
specific portion of the FAQ than the Admin Guide.  The
FAQ is interactive, please feel free to add appropriate
answers to it.


At 07:17 AM 9/3/2004, JoeMoyle@SimHouston.com wrote:
>Full_Name: Joe Moyle
>Version: 2.2.15
>OS: Red Hat Linux 9
>URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
>Submission from: (NULL) (
>I encountered an error that we have worked out on the mailing list and I think
>we could save a lot of headaches with a couple of lines in the admin guide. 
>When installing the software I reached the part where I run ./configure.  I wind
>up with an error like the following, "configure: error: Berkeley DB version
>mismatch."  We (mailing list activist) found this started occurring after build
>2.2.13 came out.  It is happening frequently to many people.  It is remedied by
>issuing the following command prior to running ./configure.  export
>LD_LIBRARY_PATH="/usr/local/BerkeleyDB.4.2/lib"  I had tried it with just the
>CPPFLAGS and LDFLAGS in prior attempts to ./configure but once I added
>LD_LIBRARY_PATH all went well.
>Despite the fact that my oppinion doesn't matter I'm going to offer it.  I think
>we should add a few lines to the admin guide indicating this apparently easy fix
>to this  apparently recent common problem.  I think it should go in section
>Please forgive me if I've been unclear or wasted your time.  I will gladly help
>test the software and improve the documentation.  I'm beginner level in linux
>and a OpenLDAP newbie too so my perspective may not be very helpful.  If you
>would like me to attempt to add a few specific words to section 4.3 I would be
>willing to try to modify the end of that section.  Maybe this belongs in a faq
>and not the admin guide?    Thanks for your time.