[spambayes-dev] improving dumbdbm's survival chances...

Skip Montanaro skip at pobox.com
Mon Jul 14 22:46:46 EDT 2003


    Tim> The chance that existing dumbdbm .dat and .dir files are out of
    Tim> synch with each other seems so high that I don't think it would
    Tim> even be doing people a favor to suggest *converting* to another
    Tim> format -- better to cut their losses and start over.

Then the attached patch shouldn't be brutal for 1.0a5 (just wipe dumbdbm
from the choices altogether).  Obviously, we'd put something in the release
notes and pre-seed the FAQ and windows.html pages with strong hints about
the change.

Skip

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