Linking imapd with db-4.1.25

Igor Brezac igor at
Fri Jun 6 15:41:53 EDT 2003

On Fri, 6 Jun 2003, John Alton Tamplin wrote:

> Lars Peterson wrote:
> >Snippet from configure's output:
> ><===
> >checking for db.h... yes
> >checking for db_create in -ldb-4.1... no
> >checking for db_create in -ldb4.1... no
> >checking for db_create in -ldb41... no
> >checking for db_create in -ldb-4.0... yes
> >===>
> >
> >When I do an ldd on the resultant imapd binary after the build finishes, I see
> >that it been linked to the bdb libraries that came with the RedHat install
> >(4.0.14-20).
> >
> >I've played around with LDFLAGS, CPPFLAGS, and LD_LIBRARY_PATH environment
> >variables to try and force the directories of my non-standard libraries and
> >headers to be loaded first, but that didn't change a thing.
> >
> >I'm reluctant to remove the RedHat db4 installation because I quite certain that
> >it would break a large amount of dependencies...
> >
> >Any ideas?
> >
> >
> In the directory you passed for bdb-libdir, is there a
> Are permissions on it set properly?
> BTW, you may be happier using 4.0.14.  On Solaris anyway, I consistently
> ran into problems after a week or two of uptime with 4.1.25, and that
> all went away after downgrading to 4.0.14.

This problem is fixed in cvs for both 2.1.x and 2.2.


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