Sendmail and DB 4.1.24

Larry larry at
Fri Nov 15 06:42:28 PST 2002

On Fri, Nov 15, 2002 at 02:10:52PM +0100, Chris Wesdorp wrote:
> Before compiling sendmail i installed DB, not the one in the book but a 
> newer (4.1.24). In the archive i found this patch to compile sendmail 
> with the new DB (some arguments changed in the new version). Here the 
> link: 
> I don't know if this been discussed before but with the patch sendmail 
> comiles and runs. But that's about everything. The makemap program 
> doesn't work. This way sendmail is unable to generate db files from 
> aliases, genericstable etc. I removed the new db (love install-log to 
> track installed files) and with the db-4.0.14 everything runs okay.
> Just to let you known.

Thanks, it was discussed that postfix would break, so this adds one more
reason not to upgrade yet.

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