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I'm trying to compile the development library for libzdb, because dbmail requires this dev package to compile.

While I've downloaded and compiled the package from libzdb, this is just the regular binary, whereas what I need is the devel package.

How can I build/get/download libzdb-devel?

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To get a libzdb-dev which works on Ubuntu, please add this repository by adding this line to the end of your /etc/apt/sources.list file:

deb unstable main

This only has zdb packages, so it shouldn't mess up anything else.

Then, run sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install libzdb-dev.


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could I just install dbmail from that repo? that's the end goal. – Thufir Aug 14 '12 at 13:15
I don't know---I'm browsing from my phone right now so dont have access to the usual tools. I will look into this In a couple of hours and update. – izx Aug 14 '12 at 13:16
no problem.… – Thufir Aug 14 '12 at 13:25

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