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Re: BerkeleyDB versions
<quote who="Howard Chu">
> Pierangelo Masarati wrote:
>> Howard Chu wrote:
>>> Our early tests with DB 4.6.1 thru 4.6.3 showed impressive performance
>>> gains, making it seem worthwhile. But we have no way of knowing how the
>>> current 4.6.18 will perform at the moment.
>> Were those speedups confined to, say, write, or general?
> In general. You might recall that Jong-Hyuk Choi had done some work
> bottlenecks in BDB's memory management; Sleepycat never used the code that
> sent them but they still rewrote their memory manager between DB 4.5.20
> 4.6.1 as a result of Jong's work. Since the memory manager affects all
> operations in the DB library, the speedups can be seen everywhere.
If support for 4.2 is dropped in the next 2.4 beta, what is the earliest
version we think we will support?