cyrus-sasl-2.1.22 BerkeleyDB version check

Alexey Melnikov alexey.melnikov at
Fri Dec 1 13:17:47 EST 2006

Howard Chu wrote:

> We're getting a lot of crashes reported by users who linked OpenLDAP 
> and libsasl2 with different versions of BerkeleyDB. It would probably 
> help if the sasldb code had the same kind of version check that we use 
> in our code, so that the problem can be caught immediately instead of 
> mysteriously arising somewhere during runtime.

I think this check would be better done in _sasl_check_db() which is 
called only once when the plugin is loaded.
Do you agree?

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