Re: release notes: db3 requirement

On Tue, Jun 18, 2002 at 09:32:25AM +1000, Malcolm Tredinnick wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 17, 2002 at 07:16:00AM -0600, John Fleck wrote:
> > Malcolm (and therefore I) have confusion about the db3 requirement. Can
> > someone explain what specifically is required to build GNOME2? Bonus
> > points for being able to explain what it's called and how it's packaged
> > by the various distributions.
> My confusion is mostly about what is the difference between the db3 and
> db3x packages on Red Hat 7 distributions. I *believe* that db3 and
> db3-devel is enough, but maybe somebody can confirm this.

db3x is a binary compatibility package, nothing more.  The db3 and
db3-devel packages are the ones you'll want to compile GNOME with.

I don't actually know which parts of GNOME require DB.  If someone can
give me a heads-up on that, I'll be happy to double-check to be sure
that they're suitable.



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