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Re: RPM sqlite3 support

From: Tim Mooney <Tim.Mooney@ndsu.edu>
Date: Tue 12 Jan 2016 - 21:06:39 CET
Message-ID: <alpine.SOC.2.11.1601121353270.18878@dogbert.cc.ndsu.NoDak.edu>
In regard to: Re: RPM sqlite3 support, Jeffrey Johnson said (at 12:46pm on...:

> The sqlite3 code (and support) in rpm5 was abandoned in favor of
> Berkeley DB ACID transactional support quite some years ago

I've been meaning to ask about this for a while, and this provides a
good segue...

With Oracle's license change on BDB 6.x (or 12.x, or whatever they're
calling it) to AGPL, does that impact rpm5's long-term use of BDB?

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