On Tue, Jan 12, 2016 at 10:06 PM, Mark Hatle <email@example.com>
> On 1/12/16 2:06 PM, Tim Mooney wrote:
> > In regard to: Re: RPM sqlite3 support, Jeffrey Johnson said (at 12:46pm
> >> 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?
> I know we and many of our commercial customers has rejected BDB 6.x
> because of
> the change, so we've been forced to 'support' BDB 5.x.
> Personally I would like to get rid of anything that has to do with
> just to get rid of this or future license questions from customers. (But
> unfortunately I don't know what can reasonably replace BDB.)
FWIW, @rpm.org started a plan to replace the rpmdb format
Here the original announcement
Currently no details are known (to me)
> > Tim
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Received on Wed Jan 13 12:41:19 2016