cvs commit: patches/Python Python-2.3.2-gdbm-1.patch

Greg Schafer gschafer at zip.com.au
Sun Oct 12 22:45:34 PDT 2003


On Sun, Oct 12, 2003 at 11:29:36PM -0600, jim at linuxfromscratch.org wrote:
> jim         03/10/12 23:29:36
>   Description: Fixes GDBM Error - changed where it looks for ndbm.h
>   	     *** WARNING: renaming "dbm" since importing it failed:                         
>   	     build/lib.linux-i686-2.3/dbm.so: undefined symbol: dbm_firstkey  

Jim, it might get rid of the error, but the 'dbm.so' module won't work
properly unless you use some similar hack to what I posted on the other
list.


>From 'info gdbm'

"   If you want to compile an old C program that used UNIX `dbm' or
`ndbm' and want to use `gdbm' files, execute the following `cc' command:

     cc ... -L/usr/local/lib -lgdbm -lgdbm_compat"


Greg



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