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Re: Greetings from Sleepycat

From: Gregory Burd <gburd_at_sleepycat.com>
Date: 2004-09-20 17:57:41 CEST

Excellent, thanks for the warm welcome. We want to help out, so I'll
be in touch.



Gregory Burd 617-869-0997
Product Manager gburd@sleepycat.com
Sleepycat Software, Inc. http://www.sleepycat.com/

On Sep 20, 2004, at 11:29 AM, C. Michael Pilato wrote:

> Gregory Burd <gburd@sleepycat.com> writes:
>> I'm Greg, I work for Sleepycat. We make Berkeley DB, but then
>> you already knew that. We consider Subversion's use of DB strategic
>> and we'd like to make sure that you and the users of Subversion are
>> happy with DB. To that end, we are in the final stages of testing a
>> new release of DB, 4.3.x, and we'd like to test it out with you before
>> we release it. If someone would volunteer to test it against
>> Subversion I'll send them the URL for release candidate. Also, I've
>> opened a support request to track a database corruption issue. We're
>> confident that a closer partnership will help eliminate those issues
>> and better integrate DB into Subversion. I've subscribed to this
>> email list and you'll find me lurking on #svn-dev and #svn as
>> 'gregburd', feel free to say hi.
> Pleased to meet you, Gregory.
> As I'm sure you're aware if you've been lurking for any significant
> amount of time, the general sense around here is that Berkeley DB
> works wonderfully as long as you play by the rules. Unfortunately,
> the rules are somewhat restrictive (but in ways that Subversion itself
> could alleviate). And then there is the occasional report by someone
> who swears up and down they've played by all the rules and still their
> BDB-backed repositories are getting trashed.
> At any rate, a close(r) partnership between the Sleepycat folks and
> our community here can be nothing short of a good thing, so on behalf
> of all the developers here, "Welcome."

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