Packaging of libdb-6+

Jan Staněk jstanek at
Tue Apr 8 14:21:59 UTC 2014

Dne 7.4.2014 17:47, Honza Horak napsal(a):
> On 04/07/2014 05:31 PM, Paul Howarth wrote:
... snap ...
>> Does libdb-6 have the same symbol names as libdb-5? If so, there's
>> probably not a lot of packages that can be built with libdb-6 without
>> the possibility of causing symbol conflicts with others built against
>> libdb-5 (which can't be updated for license reasons).
> Good question. Jan, can you investigate it, please?

I built the upstream source for v6, and unfortunately it seems that the
upstream does not version the symbols - which from the quick glance over
them is the same as in v5. We will probably need to introduce the
versioning, even if only downstream.


Jan Stanek - Red Hat Associate Developer Engineer - Databases Team

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