[Python-Dev] Berkeley DB

Andrew Kuchling akuchlin@mems-exchange.org
Tue, 25 Jul 2000 13:01:35 -0400

On Tue, Jul 25, 2000 at 12:51:39PM -0500, Guido van Rossum wrote:
>Is the existing 3rd party BerkeleyDB broken, or just stylistically too
>bad for inclusion in the core?  If the latter, we could remove bsddb

The latter.  The existing module still works fine, particularly if you
just need a DBM-like file that can also be traversed in sorted-key
order, but it's not compatible with the current BerkeleyDB code.