[Python-Dev] Berkeley breakage

Barry Warsaw 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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