FC2 and DB4 rebuild with DB4 Patch

Alexander Dalloz alexander.dalloz at uni-bielefeld.de
Mon Aug 30 07:45:24 EDT 2004

Am Mo, den 30.08.2004 schrieb Simon Matter um 8:35:

> > FC2 and Cyrus-IMAPD-2.2.8
> >
> > I'm starting to build up a new IMAP server on FC2 and ran into my first
> > snag.  I downloaded src rpms from Simon Matters site and grabbed the
> > db4.spec.patch file to rebuild db4.  The problem is that this patch file
> > doesn't  complete successfully on  db4-4.2.52 version that is on FC2.  I
> > looked back and it seemed that the patch was to fix something about db4
> > on Redhat  distros.  Was this fixed in db4-4.2.52?  I guess I could try
> > but didn't want to waste time if it wont work.
> IIRC the problem was NPTL but I don't know more about it. Since RedHat
> shipped an older version of my cyrus-imapd rpm with FC2, I expect it to
> work fine. Just try it.
> Simon

Yes, it is an NPTL problem and effects only older CPUs. See


and the related bugzilla with reports about a bunch of unresolved NPTL
problems. Because of such problems Redhat/Fedora in many cases packages
RPMs with an own, independent DB4.


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