Re: upcoming libdb/db4/compat-db reorganization

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On Tue, 17 Apr 2012 15:24:17 +0100, PR (Peter) wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 3:10 PM, Joe Orton wrote:
> > On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 02:21:36PM +0200, Jindrich Novy wrote:
> >> So the plan is:
> >> 1) remove 4.5, 4.6 and 4.7 from compat-db
> >> 2) put 4.8 to compat-db
> >> 3) make db4 a dead package
> >>    (db4 package name is not very descriptive any more as we have
> >>     libdb-5.3 ...)
> >
> > Sounds great.  For Fedora 17 also, right?  #768846 is bad.
> 
> No! Changes of this level should only be done for rawhide, F-17 is in
> stabilisation stage.

The libdb packaging in F-17 is broken. Several things in the spec file
simply don't make any sense. Major changes are needed to fix that.
Additionally, there are lots of implicit conflicts with db4* in the
subpackages. With bug reports in bugzilla even.

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