[Mimedefang] Berkley DB

Gary Funck gary at intrepid.com
Tue Jan 25 11:13:35 EST 2005

> We're on Fedora Core 3, compiling Sendmail from source as per the
> Mimedefang HOWTO.  We're getting an error indicating that Berkley DB is
> not installed, yet it is.  We linked the libdb.so file to the
> libdb-4.2.so and now it's trying to compile in Berkley DB.  However, it
> keeps erroring out saying in cannot find the DB header file.  We
> download the Berkley DB source from Fedora, but we're not sure where the
> source files should go to make sendmail to see them.

According to the following:

$ ls /usr/include/db.h

$ rpm -qf /usr/include/db.h

You need to have the db4-devel RPM installed.  You might be able to obtain
it by running rpm --rebuild on your source RPM, or simply obtain this
specific RPM and install it.

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