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Re: [swish-e] Swish 2.7.0 compiling

From: Peter Karman <peter(at)>
Date: Sun Mar 29 2009 - 02:10:38 GMT
Gorka Lertxundi wrote on 2/23/09 5:10 PM:
> Hi Peter,
> I assure you that I had that problem and I solved it with the posted
> trick...I've tried with a lot of configurations, with different berkeley
> db libraries version, with and without libxml2, trying to imitate the
> same walkthrough I made when installing swish-e (./congure -> make ->
> crash -> install libxml2 -> make -> crash -> make clean -> configure ->
> make -> crash (db_create) -> install libdb4.5 -> ...) etc....But nothing :\
> But in this little research I've found some issues:
> * Configure didn't break down if the machine didn't have libxml2, the
> same happened with berkeley library crashing the compilation in
> db_create function because -ldb was not linked.

thanks for the report.

those issue should now be fixed with:

> * In my machine, (Ubuntu 8.04 on Parallels (x86) (OS X)), if
> libdb4.6/libdb4.6-dev is installed the compilation crashes but this is
> solved with libdb4.5.

I expect that had to do with the -dev on the filename and the way that
config/ax_path_bdb.m4 parses the version number. r2289 might fix that, or it
might not.

Peter Karman  .  .  peter(at)
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Received on Sat Mar 28 22:10:41 2009