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Re: I lost 7 bdb repositories yesterday!

From: Alex R. Mosteo <alejandro_at_mosteo.com>
Date: 2005-07-04 09:45:40 CEST

kfogel@collab.net wrote:
> "Craig A. Vanderborgh" <craigv@voxware.com> writes:
>>>Cue the usual "it's not BDB's fault, it's the way svn uses it".
> Heh. Just to be clear:
> The reason we keep saying that is so that poor Sleepycat Software
> (maker of BDB) doesn't get blamed for a problem in Subversion's code.
> BDB as delivered by Sleepycat is solid, one just has to use it in the
> right way. We didn't, we got burned. However, Sleepycat's reputation
> shouldn't suffer... which is why we make those posts.

After having seen this "the fault is in our way to use the BDB" several
times already, I'm curious about what exactly was the improper usage.
Just in case some day I program with BDB.

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