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Old 05-21-2004, 07:03 PM   #1
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Question Problem with Berkeley instalation

Hi, I am trying to install Berkeley db-4.2.52.NC, but i get the folloing error message after the configure command

linux:/opt/db-4.2.52.NC # ./dist/configure
checking build system type... i686-pc-linux-gnu
checking host system type... i686-pc-linux-gnu
checking if building in the top-level or dist directories... yes
configure: error: Berkeley DB should not be built in the top-level or dist directories.
linux:/opt/db-4.2.52.NC #

I would apreciate anyhelp

Old 05-22-2004, 05:48 AM   #2
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cd /opt/db-4.2.52.NC/build_unix
and so on
Old 11-03-2004, 01:39 AM   #3
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Go to the build_unix directory and type in the following command:


This should work properly. Also if you want to do some C++ development on the Berkeley DB, include the --enable-cxx flag with the above command:

../dist/configure --enable-cxx

Hope this helps


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