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Re: Add Berkeley DB 4.6 support to Subversion?

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2007-09-13 20:59:28 CEST

Blair Zajac wrote:
> But yes, +1 on supporting 4.6 in 1.5. 1.5 is going to be out a long
> time before 1.6, so we will want to support 4.6 for new distributions
> that may go to 4.6 quickly.


> This change also looks interesting:
> "The format of Hash database pages was changed in the Berkeley DB 4.6
> release, and items are now stored in sorted order. The format changes
> are entirely backward-compatible, and no database upgrades are needed.
> However, upgrading existing databases can offer significant performance
> improvements."
> I wonder how much faster svn performance we would see with 4.6 versus 4.5.

IIRC, we don't use Hash databases -- we only use Btree's and Recno's.

C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato@collab.net>
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Received on Thu Sep 13 20:55:56 2007

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