[Pkg-db-devel] Bug#586962: Bug#586962: db-defaults: Please provide unversioned db-util package

Jonas Smedegaard dr at jones.dk
Thu Jun 24 06:17:08 UTC 2010

On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 11:08:10PM +0000, Clint Adams wrote:
>On Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 01:02:49AM +0200, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
>> As subject says, please provide a db-util package, which provides 
>> unversioned symlinks to the BerkeleyDB utilities for the currently 
>> default library.
>> This makes it possible to update the netatalk package, now that it 
>> supports automated db upgrades, to link against unversioned library 
>> and util packages.  Due to not supporting automated db upgrades in 
>> the past, the package needs to recommend the related util package and 
>> document how to manually upgrade db files.  If only library is 
>> provided unversioned, there is a risk of library and util packages 
>> getting out of sync.
>Okay, I agree with this.

Good to hear.

I was worried that perhaps I didn't explain the issue properly, but 
apparently I did :-)

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