[Dovecot] Compile failure (alpha 5, MySQL 5)

Tom Sommer mail at tomsommer.dk
Tue Dec 20 11:25:26 EET 2005

On Tue, December 20, 2005 10:05, Timo Sirainen wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-12-19 at 16:16 +0100, Tom Sommer wrote:
>>> Dovecot's sha1_result function collides with mysql's. You could try
>>> renaming all occurences of sha1_result in Dovecot's source files with
>>> something else (like dovecot_sh1a_result).
>> I'd rather see it fixed in the official dovecot distribution, but
>> thanks for the hint :)
> Unlikely to happen. If MySQL doesn't fix it
> (http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=13944), the next step would be to
> start harassing package builders of all distributions.. I don't want stupid
> workarounds for stupid libraries :) I doubt Dovecot is the only program
> having this problem.

Judging by the look of that bugreport, we better start harassing now :)

// Tom

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