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Re: I'll help with db debugging

From: Chip Salzenberg <chip_at_valinux.com>
Date: 2001-04-02 08:00:46 CEST

According to Eric S. Raymond:
> What little you gain [from db] in performance you will lose in
> multiplied difficulties and schedule slips because corruption will
> be so much harder to detect and recover from.

Now that you put it that way, I have to agree. Compare rpm's binary
database with Debian's nice, readable directory tree + text database.
Debian wins, hands down, in quality of implementation.

OK, I'm going to fix the db problem by eliminating db. :-)

Chip Salzenberg              - a.k.a. -             <chip@valinux.com>
 "We have no fuel on board, plus or minus 8 kilograms."  -- NEAR tech
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:27 2006

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