[pybsddb] Re: [Python-Dev] Please give this patch for building bsddb a try
Wed, 19 Jun 2002 17:27:06 -0500
>> Why can't it just be called bsddb?
Greg> Modern berkeleydb uses much different on disk database formats,
Greg> glancing at the docs on sleepycat.com i don't even think it can
Greg> read bsddb (1.85) files.
That's never stopped us before. ;-) The current bsddb module works with
versions 1, 2, 3, and 4 of Berkeley DB using the 1.85-compatible API that
Sleepycat provides. It's always been the user's responsibility to run the
appropriate db_dump or db_dump185 commands before using the next version of
Berkeley DB. Using the library from Python never removed that requirement.