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Re: svn commit: r1869870 - /subversion/trunk/INSTALL

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 16:56:17 +0000

Nathan Hartman wrote on Mon, 18 Nov 2019 15:30 +00:00:
> [[[
>
> You need the Berkeley DB libraries only if you are building a
> Subversion server that supports the older BDB repository storage back-
> end, or a Subversion client that can access local BDB repositories via
> the file:// URI scheme.
>
> The BDB back-end has been deprecated and is not recommended for new
> repositories. BDB may be removed in Subversion 2.0. We recommend the
> newer FSFS back-end for all new repositories. FSFS does not require
> the Berkeley DB libraries.
>
> If in doubt, the 'svnadmin info' command, added in Subversion 1.9, can
> identify whether an existing repository uses BDB or FSFS.
>
> ]]]
>
> Does that seem reasonable and solve the issues we had previously?

+1, thanks.
Received on 2019-11-19 17:56:44 CET

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