[Python-Dev] Berkeley breakage
barry at python.org
Mon Aug 18 18:50:27 EDT 2003
On Mon, 2003-08-18 at 12:36, Tim Peters wrote:
> Berkeley version numbers seem partially insane, though: if you have 3.3.11,
> that doesn't tell us whether you've installed either, neither, or both of
> the available Sleepycat patches *to* 3.3.11.
Correct. That ain't the way Sleepcat does things. :)
> I don't know whether those
> patches fix potential corruption problems in 3.3.11, but IIRC Sleepycat
> patches don't bump the version number regardless.
A quick scan of the 3.3.11 patches doesn't indicate anything that would
fix the reported problems. In the dim recesses of my memory, I recall
similar unexplainable corruptions and core dumps when using 3.3.11.
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