[Pkg-db-devel] Bug#458134: Bug#458134: db4.6-util: segfaults and othe rproblems
fw at deneb.enyo.de
Sat Dec 29 12:07:07 UTC 2007
* Marc Lehmann:
>> We need a sample to debug this further.
> Ok, I will try to come up with a small archive of an environment (I can
> probably choose between x86 and amd64 - any preference?).
I don't mind. amd64 is slightly easier for me, but not much.
>> > also, the database files are not portable among architectures (a database
>> > file created on an x86 host will not work on an amd64 host, unlike the
>> > claims in the documentation).
>> The database files are portable. The environment isn't.
> Ah ok, that clears up this point then, for me, the whole environment were
> the files that constitute the database(s), but this makes sense then.
Yes, the environment are the files with the funny names containing two
By the way, portability across Berkeley DB versions a different matter:
the environment format changes at each major release, the log file
format may change, but the database file format stays mostly the same
(except for the hash format, which was upgraded in 4.6).
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