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Re: [O] orgmode and a database

From: Colin Baxter
Subject: Re: [O] orgmode and a database
Date: Tue, 05 Apr 2016 14:49:15 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1.50 (gnu/linux)

>     > I am looking for a sort of database I could use with orgmode. Anybody
>     > has a suggestion? What's about recutils?
>     >
>     > thanks
>     >
>     > Uwe Brauer 
>     I've just installed recutils from source. If you do the same then be
>     aware that as well as the usual linux packages, you will also need
>     "check", "uuid-dev" and "bash-builtins" for a successful build. Perhaps
>     its obvious that they would be required, but its certainly not
>     documented - at least as far as I could discover. Sorry that this was
>     perhaps off-topic, but it might be useful for others.
> These dependencies are documented in the README-dev file at the top
> directory of the recutils source distribution.  Excerpt:
> Dependencies
> ------------
> There are some third party dependencies needed to build some of the
> utilities shipped in this distribution.  The configure script checks
> for the needed packages and drives the conditional compilation of the
> impacted utitilities.  The dependencies are:
> - The testing infrastructure uses the Check library.  At the moment
>   the svn version of the library if needed.  The configure script will
>   check if you have the right version.  libcheck can be obtained at
>   http://sourceforge.net/projects/check/.
> The following dependencies are optional.  Missing them will result in
> a less capable software:
> - The GNU Privacy Guard (gnupg) is required in order to support
>   encryption.  The following libraries are required: libgpg-error and
>   libgcrypt.  Any recent version of those libraries will work.  gnupg
>   can be obtained at http://gnupg.org.
> - libcurl is required for supporting remote descriptors.  Any
>   recent version must work.  The library can be obtained at
>   http://curl.haxx.se/libcurl/.
> - The mdbtools are required for building the mdb2rec utility.
>   mdbtools can be obtained at http://mdbtools.sourceforge.net.
> - The UUID library from Theodore Ts'o is required for the uuid type.
>   In Debian-like systems that library is packaged under the name
>   uuid-dev and the runtime under the name libuuid1.
> - The algol68toc compiler is required for building the Algol68
>   bindings.

I'm afraid my recutils from http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/recutils/recutils-1.7.tar.gz 
had no REDADME.dev. It did have a README, which mentions README.dev but no 

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