[Python-Dev] bsddb3 imported

Barry A. Warsaw barry@python.org
Tue, 19 Nov 2002 10:41:02 -0500

>>>>> "SM" == Skip Montanaro <skip@pobox.com> writes:

    Martin> I have now imported bsddb3 3.4.0.

    SM> I take it that database files created before the switch will
    SM> still work as long as the same underlying version of the
    SM> Sleepycat libraries is used, yes?

Depends.  API version <> file format version.

The good news is that Berkeley will complain loudly if you're
incompatible, and there are tools for upgrading your database files.