[Slackbuilds-users] tdb SlackBuild

Robby Workman rworkman at slackbuilds.org
Sat Jan 17 06:07:03 UTC 2009

On Mon, 12 Jan 2009 11:08:45 +0200
Grigorios Bouzakis <grbzks at gmail.com> wrote:

> A couple of days ago, i found out that the files provided by the tdb
> SlackBuild are also provided by the samba package which is part of
> Slackware. Tdb is part of samba for quite some time, i dont know how
> much exactly, cause i dont use it.
> Regarding there is a policy for submitted scripts not to interfere
> with parts of Slackware, maybe it would be better for it to be
> removed from the repositories?
> The above applies at least to the 12.2 repository. I havent checked
> 12.1 but i find it very possible to be the same, as the standalone
> tdb package hasnt been updated for nearly 7 years.
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/tdb/

I've got the updated fdm package in READY now (along with a small patch
to kill the hardcoded owner/group in the Makefiles), and tdb is also
slated for removal in the next update.  Thanks for the headsup on this.

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