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

From: Nathan Hartman <hartman.nathan_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 22:09:47 -0500

On Tue, Nov 19, 2019 at 11:56 AM Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
wrote:

> 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.
>

Done in r1870059.

Cheers,
Nathan
Received on 2019-11-21 04:10:13 CET

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