Chapter 5. Upgrading Berkeley DB 4.4 applications to Berkeley DB 4.5

Table of Contents

deprecated interfaces
Replication method naming
Replication events
Memory Pool API
Collections API
Recno backing text source files
Application-specific logging
Upgrade Requirements
Berkeley DB 4.5.20 Change Log
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:
Java-specific API Changes:
Java collections and bind API Changes:
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:
Transaction Subsystem Changes:
Utility Changes:
Configuration, Documentation, Portability and Build Changes:


The following pages describe how to upgrade applications coded against the Berkeley DB 4.4 release interfaces to the Berkeley DB 4.5 release interfaces. This information does not describe how to upgrade Berkeley DB 1.85 release applications.