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Re: RPM sqlite3 support

From: devzero2000 <pinto.elia@gmail.com>
Date: Wed 13 Jan 2016 - 12:34:52 CET
Message-ID: <CAH5b-BXBd6rugr91sUQEoWNdeY6W=dNh1HsPb8uRj+hCWO8R9g@mail.gmail.com>
On Tue, Jan 12, 2016 at 10:06 PM, Mark Hatle <mark.hatle@windriver.com>
wrote:

> On 1/12/16 2:06 PM, Tim Mooney wrote:
> > 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?
>
> 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
> BerkeleyDB,
> just to get rid of this or future license questions from customers.  (But
> unfortunately I don't know what can reasonably replace BDB.)
>

Hello

FWIW, @rpm.org started a plan to replace the rpmdb format

https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Changes/NewRpmDBFormat

Here the original announcement

http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.linux.redhat.fedora.devel/215427

Currently no details are known (to me)

Elia


>
> --Mark
>
> > Tim
> >
>
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