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Re: I lost 7 bdb repositories yesterday!

From: Dirk Schenkewitz <schenkewitz_at_docomolab-euro.com>
Date: 2005-07-04 15:26:30 CEST

Alex R. Mosteo wrote:
> 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.

+1! :-) I just thought the same. :-)
Is there more detailed information about what NOT to do with BDB?

Have fun
   Dirk

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