On 20 May 2012 at 11:45, Ken Hornstein <kenh@...>wrote:
>>Re: nmh-1.5 RC2 released
> So ... do you want to be the comp.mail.mh gateway? Or direct the
> user to nmh-workers?
I'd rather not be the gateway. I've posted your paragraph below back
to comp.mail.mh and recommeded that he followup using nmh-workers@...
> I don't have access to any Debian systems ... and I don't know why
> getting a valid dbm library is so hard under Linux. Maybe there's another
> dbm package that would work? We don't actually check for gdbm.h, but
> instead we check for gdbm/gdbm.h.
FWIW - my Mageia 1 system has /usr/include/gdbm.h but as a symlink to
/usr/include/gdbm/gdbm.h, so I had no problems compiling the software.
Otherwise, I would have reported such.
> You know ... the dbm support is only used for duplicate message suppression
> by slocal. Maybe we could make that so it's possible to not configure
> that support?
That would be a bigger question for the mailing list itself to handle.