[ANNOUNCEMENT] New Package: db-4.1.25-1

Gerrit P. Haase gp@familiehaase.de
Sun Sep 21 23:59:00 GMT 2003


This is the initial release of The Sleepycat Berkeley DataBase v4

Canonical homepage: http://www.sleepycat.com/

The package is split into three parts:
1. db contains the documentation.
2. libdb4.1 contains the runtime libraries.
3. libdb4.1-devel contains import libraries and headers as well as the
   utility executables (db_dump, db_load, ...).

To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on
the http://cygwin.com/ web page.  This downloads setup.exe to your
system.  Save it and run setup, answer the questions and pick up
'db', 'libdb4.1-devel' or 'libdb4.1' from the 'Database' category,
click on the 'skip' field next to 'db', 'libdb4.1-devel' or
'libdb4.1' until '4.1.25-1' is displayed.

Different versions of DB may be installed at the same time using
setup.exe, however the symlinks needed to link against libdb will be
removed by the postinstall script and the last installed libdb-devel
package will be the one found by the linker when using -ldb on the
link line.


DOWNLOAD:
=========
Note that downloads from sources.redhat.com (aka cygwin.com) aren't
allowed due to bandwidth limitations.  This means that you will need
to find a mirror which has this update.

These mirrors already got the package, the others will probably have 
the latest version of this package fairly soon:

In the US, 
        ftp://planetmirror.com/pub/cygwin/ and
        ftp://mirrors.rcn.net/mirrors/sources.redhat.com/cygwin/ 
are reliable high bandwidth connection.


QUESTIONS:
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