INN doesn't work with BerkeleyDB 3.0.55...

Per Hedeland per at
Wed Jun 7 20:40:44 UTC 2000

Heath Kehoe <heath.kehoe at> wrote:
>> sparc-sun-solaris2.6 (Ultra 1 system). Both INN and BerkeleyDB
>>compiled with gcc 2.95.2. I can't even start it up. innd and ovdb_recover
>>die with SIGBUS (FLTACCESS - memory access) or hang for a while and die
>>EAGAIN (resource temporarily unavailable). It seems to be a bug in
>>BerkeleyDB package...  From man ovdb: "it has been tested with versions
>>2.7.7 and 3.0.55". BTW, INN works fine with 2.7.7 at now. Any suggestions?
>BerkeleyDB 3.0.55 is not very stable, and it doesn't surprise me that it
>isn't working.  The testing that has been done with 3.0.55 was to make
>sure the API was correct, not to show reliability.  I will update the
>documentation to make this more clear.

There is a known bug in 3.0.55 that causes core dumps in exactly the
above circumstances (alignment problem) - a patch is available at

--Per Hedeland
per at

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