[Python-Dev] Improving bsddb detection in setup.py

Barry A. Warsaw barry@zope.com
Mon, 20 Aug 2001 22:44:25 -0400

>>>>> "GvR" == Guido van Rossum <guido@python.org> writes:

    GvR> But that requires that you have BSDDB 3, right?  Because of
    GvR> its licensing, not everybody has it.  So I think it's still a
    GvR> good idea to have Skip's patch as well.

No, PyBSDDB claims to be BSD 1.85 compatible.  I haven't tried that
yet, but I think it will work even if you have the free, old version