In previous releases of Berkeley DB, the db_dump utility dumped Recno access method database keys as numeric strings. For consistency, the db_dump utility has been changed in the 3.2 release to dump record numbers as hex pairs when the data items are being dumped as hex pairs. (See the -k and -p options to the db_dump utility for more information.) Any applications or scripts post-processing the output of the db_dump utility for Recno databases under these conditions may require modification.