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Re: bdb 4.1 really necessary? (was: Re: Caught a hung svn server)

From: B. W. Fitzpatrick <fitz_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2003-01-13 21:43:17 CET

solo turn <soloturn99@yahoo.com> writes:
> why is it necessary to support version 4.1? it seems to be a
> shortterm-version. and the functionality is anyway not needed for
> svn.
>
> why am i asking this?
> i checked the "known bugs" on sleepycat.com. as for what is fixed in
> 4.1, and 4.2, it seems that 4.1 does a few bugfixes from 4.0, and new
> stuff, and 4.2 again does bugfixes for things introduced in 4.1, but
> it has a quite impressive number of bugs fixed (which seem to be in
> 4.1). 4.2 should be out sometime this summer.

If you're on Mac OS X, you should be using 4.1--4.0 on Mac OS X has
some nasty bug in it that causes deadlocks. (I don't remember what it
was exactly, but the fix was to upgrade to 4.1).

-Fitzz

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