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Re: Openldap reliability

Graham Leggett wrote:
Tony Earnshaw wrote:

I personally would never use rpms for this sort of thing, mainly because
"funny" extra things are utterly dependent on exactly what's in the
rpms. Use of libraries is interdependent: The same basic libraries on my
machine are used not only by Openldap, but by Cyrus SASL, Exim, uw-imap
and many other things. Where the libraries aren't used or are not
available, things don't work (e.g. ldap with SSL/TLS with Ximian's

Which is why I always download SRPMs and build them myself. The old ./configure; make; make install method is not manageable when it comes to upgrades and software removal - when I upgrade a package, I want to be 200% sure the old package is gone.


Indeed ! , the URL I gave in previous mail is mainly for SRPMS !
Anyway, at least for BDB, I you take a look at the spec file, it compile statically to the latest BDB tar.gz, included in the source RPM .

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