Evolution in OpenSolaris is still using the bundled BDB since Sun has a license with Oracle that we cannot ship BDB libs/headers in OpenSolaris for now. I do hope this could be changed. But for now, we'd like to still have an option to use the bundled one.
Thanks, Harry On Mon, 2008-10-06 at 14:51 -0400, Matthew Barnes wrote: > On Mon, 2008-10-06 at 22:15 +0530, Srinivasa Ragavan wrote: > > IIRC, I had replied to Ross on a similar query, start GNOME 2.24. Still > > OpenSUSE ships with in-built libdb. I'm not aware of any other distro. > > > > JPR, who use to maintain Evolution few years back, gave me the notes on > > why it was decided to go this way (forking libdb). So if we have answers > > for all those points, I'm fine for that. We don't want to break anything > > thatz fine otherwise. I'm not tracking libdb at all, if you have the > > answers, then lets recalculate and plan for it in 2.26. > > Just as a data point, E-D-S on Fedora links to the system libdb. > > My understanding is it wasn't so much a fork as a freeze, since I guess > libdb has had trouble maintaining ABI or API stability in the past. I > don't think any significant changes have been made to our bundled libdb > other than build-related and maybe security-related stuff. > > I guess the real question is whether libdb is stable these days. I > don't recall any issues with it over the past year since switching over > to the system library. Would be great to drop both it and our bundled > libical for 2.26. > > Matt > > _______________________________________________ > Evolution-hackers mailing list > Evolutionemail@example.com > http://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/evolution-hackers -- [EMAIL PROTECTED] Solaris Desktop Group, Sun Microsystems Tel: +86-10-82618200 ext. 82870/ +86-10-62673870 Fax: +86-10-62780969 _______________________________________________ Evolution-hackers mailing list Evolutionfirstname.lastname@example.org http://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/evolution-hackers