Re: New project goal: Get rid of Berkeley DB (post jessie)
On Thu, Jun 19, 2014, at 17:12, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> Ondřej Surý <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > <with my Berkeley DB maintainer hat + downstream packages>
> > my view is that Berkeley DB is dead since Oracle relicenced it to AGPL3;
> > P.S.: I will do that for Cyrus SASL and Cyrus IMAP in any case, but
> > it would be nicer if we had this as a release goal.
> Do you already know yet what you are going to use there as replacement?
LMDB - I already have working patch for Cyrus SASL, the API is modeled
closely after BDB, so the porting shouldn't be hard and Howard is
helpful and pleasant to deal with in my experience.
I just need to write some tools to dump & import the data from existing
databases. (python-berkeleydb & py-lmdb will come to rescue I guess).
Ondřej Surý <email@example.com>
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