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Re: hdb_locl.h: why db_185.h?

--On Saturday, December 23, 2000 04:02:58 PM +0100 GOMBAS Gabor 
<gombasg@inf.elte.hu> wrote:

> Hello,
> I'd like to ask if there is any reason why hdb_locl.h prefers db_185.h
> over db.h? The big problem with it is if Berkeley DB was not compiled with
> db-1.85 compatibility, linking will fail (as configure only checks for the
> header, it does not check if it can link programs using it).

I contributed a patch for this a long time ago because I was getting banged 
by (a similar issue) but it has not been integrated; I don't remember what 
the problem was, only that there was one.