cyrus-sasl-2.1.22 BerkeleyDB version check

Howard Chu hyc at
Fri Dec 1 19:05:16 EST 2006

Alexey Melnikov wrote:
> 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.
> Howard,
> 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?
Ah yes, you're right.

  -- Howard Chu
  Chief Architect, Symas Corp.
  Director, Highland Sun
  OpenLDAP Core Team  

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