[Python-Dev] Please give this patch for building bsddb a try

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Wed, 19 Jun 2002 08:39:37 -0400

> I still think we may want to pull PyBSDDB into the standard distro, as
> a way to provide BDB api's > 1.85.  The question is, what would this
> new module be called?  I dislike "bsddb3" -- which I think PyBSDDB
> itself uses -- because it links against BDB 4.0.

Good idea.  Maybe call it berkeleydb?  That's what Sleepycat calls it
(there's no connection with the BSD Unix distribution AFAICT).

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)