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Configuring Berkeley DB

There are several options that you can specify when configuring Berkeley DB. Although only the Berkeley DB-specific ones are described here, most of the standard GNU autoconf options are available and supported. To see a complete list of the options, specify the —help flag to the configure program.

The Berkeley DB specific options are as follows:

  • —disable-bigfile Some systems, notably versions of HP/UX and Solaris, require special compile-time options in order to create files larger than 2^32 bytes. These options are automatically enabled when Berkeley DB is compiled. For this reason, binaries built on current versions of these systems may not run on earlier versions of the system because the library and system calls ...

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