Chapter 12. Upgrading Berkeley DB 4.7 applications to Berkeley DB 4.8

Table of Contents

Registering DPL Secondary Keys
Minor Change in Behavior of DB_MPOOLFILE->get
Dropped Support for fcntl System Calls
Upgrade Requirements
Berkeley DB 4.8.28 Change Log
Changes between 4.8.26 and 4.8.28:
Known bugs in 4.8
Changes between 4.8.24 and 4.8.26:
Changes between 4.8.21 and 4.8.24:
Changes between 4.7 and 4.8.21:
Database or Log File On-Disk Format Changes:
New Features:
Database Environment Changes:
Concurrent Data Store Changes:
General Access Method Changes:
Btree Access Method Changes:
Hash Access Method Changes:
Queue Access Method Changes:
Recno Access Method Changes:
C-specific API Changes:
C++-specific API Changes:
Java-specific API Changes:
Direct Persistence Layer (DPL), Bindings and Collections API:
Tcl-specific API Changes:
RPC-specific Client/Server Changes:
Replication Changes:
XA Resource Manager Changes:
Locking Subsystem Changes:
Logging Subsystem Changes:
Memory Pool Subsystem Changes:
Mutex Subsystem Changes:
Test Suite Changes
Transaction Subsystem Changes:
Utility Changes:
Configuration, Documentation, Sample Application, Portability and Build Changes:


The following pages describe how to upgrade applications coded against the Berkeley DB 4.7 release interfaces to the Berkeley DB 4.8 release interfaces. This information does not describe how to upgrade Berkeley DB 1.85 release applications.