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Re: RPM installer needed for my PHP project

Hallo Gerrit,

Am 2002-01-11 um 18:59 schriebst du:

>  Pavel,

> 2002-01-11 18:39:43, du schriebst:

>> Well, I just want to know - what's the thing that prevented the db
>> package from being ported so long ? Is it extremly difficulk or it's
>> just a matter of no one having the time/interest of doing it ?

>> I may be interested in maintaing this package but what some details
>> first :)

> Great, there are existing ports to start with, or start with 4.x series,
> I have it up and running here with shared libs, no problems so far (but
> I use only binmode mounts on NT).  The problems are with textmode
> mounts, FAT filesystems which needs investigation and a lots of testing.

> db-4.0 builds OOB with static libs and it is no issue to create a .dll
> from a shared lib with:
Nonono, from a static lib, to create a shared lib you need the static lib
or at least the object files.

> gcc -shared -o cyg${module}.dll -Wl,--out-implib=lib${module}.dll.a -Wl,--export-all-symbols -Wl,--enable-auto-import -Wl,--whole-archive $old_lib -Wl,--no-whole-archive ${dependency_libs}

> I use it every day.  Instead of -Wl,--whole-archive $old_lib you can
> also take the single objects list to build a .dll.

> What will last a 'little' longer is testing and debugging and patching
> to get it run on Win98 with the FAT fs and to make it useable on
> textmode mounts.

> Take a look at an existing port and what was done there:

> Gerrit


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