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Re: Berkeley DB 4.4

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-01-10 04:52:41 CET

On 1/9/06, Otto Maddox <ottomaddox@fastmail.fm> wrote:
> > FSFS is the
> > recommended repository format as of Subversion 1.2.0; you can get by
> > just fine by disabling BDB support altogether, and you thereby also
> > avoid any future problems which would otherwise arise from newer BDB
> > versions.
> I was wanting to use FSFS precisely because for these reasons. I
> haven't heard that it's recommended over BDB. In fact, I got the
> impression that it's the other way round, that BDB is preferable, just
> because it's more mature and better tested than FSFS, which seems to
> be pretty new.

FSFS has been the default database type for quite a while. It was
developed because BDB was frought with problems. While BDB may be
"older", it's got some major issues and people have been recommending
against it ever since FSFS became available and stable.

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