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Re: get version of repository

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2003-05-27 23:39:37 CEST

Glenn A. Thompson wrote:

>>> IMHO, Which version of BDB is none of the client's business. How a
>>> server or (FS) chooses to implement a contract is its business.
>>> I'm OK with a "server version request" that passes a detail string
>>> back for display. But not if this information gets used
>>> programmatically.
>>> What if the FS is SQL based, file system based, implements archiving,
>>> etc.
>> My thought exactly, and that's what I meant when I said it's the FS's
>> business.
> Whoops! I read that too. Sorry.

Oh! My reply was actually meant as a clarification for Steve.

> So: the current FS implementation checks that it's running
>> under the same BDB version as it was compiled against, and if it's not,
>> it returns an error message that contains both BDB versions. That should
>> be quite enough.
> I guess a simple +1 would have sufficed.
> gat goes off to find a clue

I'm prettiy sure you have a couple already. :-)

Brane Čibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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