[Rpm-maint] [PATCH] configure --with-external-db should fall back to internal if not specified.

Mark Wielaard mjw at redhat.com
Tue Mar 22 10:25:52 UTC 2016

On Fri, 2016-03-18 at 17:17 +0100, Mark Wielaard wrote:
> configure.ac implies that there is a fall back to the internal db if
> no external one is specified or found. But that doesn't work since
> with_external_db defaults to no when not --with[out]-external-db isn't
> given. Fix that by defaulting to "maybe" and then first check for an
> external db before falling back to the internal db if available.

On irc (#rpm.org) ffesti said he liked to keep the current behavior of
first checking for an internal db if neither --with-external-db nor
--without-external-db was given. So the attached patch does that (move
the fallback from yes|maybe to no|maybe).


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