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RE: Compiling BerkeleyDB 4.3.27 against OpenLDAP 2.2.23 statically
- To: "Buchan Milne" <email@example.com>
- Subject: RE: Compiling BerkeleyDB 4.3.27 against OpenLDAP 2.2.23 statically
- From: "Mavric Domen ITWEN5" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Fri, 18 Mar 2005 12:10:53 +0100
- Cc: <OpenLDAP-software@OpenLDAP.org>
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- Thread-topic: Compiling BerkeleyDB 4.3.27 against OpenLDAP 2.2.23 statically
thanks for a quick response.
See my answers bellow.
>From: Buchan Milne [mailto:email@example.com]
>Sent: Friday, March 18, 2005 10:42 AM
>To: Mavric Domen ITWEN5
>Subject: Re: Compiling BerkeleyDB 4.3.27 against OpenLDAP 2.2.23
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>Mavric Domen ITWEN5 wrote:
>> I'm kind of new in OpenLDAP software compiling and general linux
>> Can anyone tell me how to compile OpenLDAP 2.2.23 with BerkeleyDB
>> libraries statically,
>I don't really know if this is wise (see below).
>> so I don't have to install BerkeleyDB software on the machine where I
>> want to install my OpenLDAP deployment (distribution).
>> I'd simply like to build a OpenLDAP package on one machine (with DB
>> libraries), and install it on another machine without
>> taking care of compiling BerkeleyDB on this machine.
>There is no reason your OpenLDAP package cannot contain dynamic
>libraries for Berkeley DB.
>In fact, there is no reason your OpenLDAP package cannot contain the
>Berkeley DB utilities for the Berkeley DB you built OpenLDAP against,
>and it is actually adviseable to do so.
>If you were to only ship the statically linked OpenLDAP binaries, you
>would have no way of running database recovery (and, other admins might
>need to spend some time finding the Berkeley DB utilities if you did
OK, that sounds reasonable.
>> I'm using BDB database.
>What may be useful to know is which Linux distribution you are using.
I'm using Monta Vista CGE Linux 3.1.
>BTW, you probably don't want to use db-4.3.x yet.
Are there any problems with db-4.3 ?
>Buchan Milne Senior Support Technician
>Obsidian Systems http://www.obsidian.co.za
>B.Eng RHCE (803004789010797)
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