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Re: Support for BDB in RPM's

From: Nicolás Lichtmaier <nick_at_panoptico.reloco.com.ar>
Date: 2005-04-25 17:05:05 CEST

>> We are using RHEL 3 with Berkeley DB repositories.
>> Support for BDB has just been removed from 1.2.x's RHEL 3 RPMs. What
>> do I do now? I (like surely many others) were depending on the RPM
>> packages. This mean that I can't upgrade, or that I need to build
>> Subversion (and face all the Berkeley DB problems) myself. This was
>> done to ease maintaining the RPMs. What it's really been done is to
>> push the complexity to us, the users.
>> Again: What should I do now?
> Convert to fsfs? I converted to fsfs some time ago without difficulty.

I don't know... I'm not sold on FSF yet. RHEL3 does not support
"dir_index" ext2/3 feature. This means directory access is *linear*. And
FSFS means having thousands of files...

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