relson at osagesoftware.com
Sun Aug 22 10:52:32 EDT 2004
On Sun, 22 Aug 2004 15:39:11 +0100
Lee Dowthwaite wrote:
> Hi Florin,
> I'm a newbie to bogofilter and also had the same problem. Basically I
> had an issue with where my BDB libs were located (they were 4.2 also).
> In the end - in desperation - I moved them to /usr/lib (and the
> includes to/usr/include). A nasty hack, I know, but it worked :)
> However, in retrospect I think I should have done it by pointing
> configure at libdb using the switch "--with-libdb-prefix=<path>". This
> is certainly the way forward. There was some dodgy information on the
> web (typos, I think) which caused me to use a similar but actually
> deprecated switch for some time, leading to all manner of confusion.
> Make sure you don't go down that route! Actually, ./configure --help
> is quite clear about which switch to use - had I taken the time to
> read it.
> Hope this helps,
You're right about the "dodgy" info on the web. A number of files
referred to the obsolete "--with-db=directory" option. Jari Aalto
spotted the problem a few days ago and it's now fixed on SourceForge and
As you say, "./configure --help" provides the needed info.
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