Re: [greenstone-devel] configuration problem

From Stephen DeGabrielle
DateTue, 10 Jan 2006 08:14:22 +0930
Subject Re: [greenstone-devel] configuration problem
In-Reply-To (20060109215612-GC13437-matai-cs-waikato-ac-nz)
Either way, the issue is with gdbm not greenstone.
When in doubt - rebuild. 

I am guessing that this issue dissapears with greenstone 3? because it
uses a different indexing/search appliance.


On 1/10/06, John R. McPherson <> wrote:
On Mon, Jan 09, 2006 at 12:50:26PM -0600, Beth Nicol wrote:
> Rich:
> Depends on the Unix - Mac matches up with Solaris; the others (on intel
> type machines) don''t match... and for that matter, I had a problem with
> FreeBSD not quite matching either.
> Maybe someone knows: is it OS or the hardware platform that has the
> endian differences?

I thought the gdbm files were only affected by endianness, but
I've also encountered gdbm files not working when moved from one computer
to another even when both were the same endianness and using the same
version of gdbm (this was between linux on x86 and freebsd on x86).

I'm not sure quite what the problem is, unfortunately.


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