These project files can be used to build Berkeley DB for any Win32 platform: Windows 2000,Windows NT,Windows 98, and Windows 95.
Open the file Berkeley_DB.dsw. You will be told that the project was generated by a previous version of Developer Studio, and asked if you want to convert the project. Select Yes, and all projects will be converted. Then, continue with the instructions for building with Visual C++ 5.0.
Note that when you build a release version, you may receive a warning about an unknown compiler option /Ob2. This is apparently a flaw in the project conversion for Visual C++ and can be ignored.
Each release of Berkeley DB is built and tested with this procedure using Microsoft Visual ...