[Python-3000] Suggested PEP 3108 addition
brett at python.org
Wed Apr 25 20:44:44 CEST 2007
On 4/25/07, Collin Winter <collinw at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'd like to propose that the bsddb185 module be added to PEP 3108's
> list of modules slated for removal. Reasons to kill it:
> - The module isn't built by default; manual tweaking of setup.py is required.
> - The following scare-paragraph is included at the bottom of
> Beginning in 2.3 some Unix versions of Python may have a bsddb185
> module. This is present only to allow backwards compatibility with
> systems which ship with the old Berkeley DB 1.85 database library. The
> bsddb185 module should never be used directly in new code.
That's enough by me to kill it and fits the primary desire to kill old
modules that have been replaced (in this case bsddb3). Unless someone
speaks up I will add the module to the PEP when I get my laptop back
or if some kind soul beats me to it.
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