[Python-Dev] bsddb todo for someone - auto-upgrade db format

Oleg Broytmann phd at mail2.phd.pp.ru
Thu Oct 28 12:05:13 CEST 2004

On Thu, Oct 28, 2004 at 01:44:43AM -0700, Gregory P. Smith wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 21, 2004 at 12:49:19PM +0400, Oleg Broytmann wrote:
> >    BTW, just installing is not enough, even when it is come with Python
> > distribution. Installing a newer version of BerkeleyDB breaks older
> > databases due to incompatible file formats.
> fwiw its possible to fix this in the bsddb code.  someone willing to do
> the exception catching database backing-up + auto db_upgrade()

   What's db_upgrade()? I can find only a reference to a program called
db_upgrade, and I don't have one on my computer.

     Oleg Broytmann            http://phd.pp.ru/            phd at phd.pp.ru
           Programmers don't die, they just GOSUB without RETURN.

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