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Recommended update for Berkeley DB development package


(Last modified: 18JUN2002)

solutions Recommended update for Berkeley DB development package SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (57cb34b3e26f5a835b2875806793b2fd)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for S/390 and zSeries

Package: db-devel
Release: 20020618
Obsoletes: none


Everyone using statically linked programs which require Berkeley DB should install this patch and re-link the programs.



Problem description

Some programs, especially cyrus imapd, complain about "db3: Unable to allocate memory for the lock table" due to an alignment problem. This patch is required to be able to fix the problem for statically linked programs. Dynamically linked programs just need an updated db package. Please refer to the respective maintenance web article in that case.


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Uvh db-devel.rpm
Afterwards, re-link the applications which use the static library.

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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