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Upgrading Berkeley DB Installations

Berkeley DB major and minor releases may optionally include changes to the Berkeley DB application API, log files, and database formats that are not backward-compatible with previous releases. Each Berkeley DB major or minor release has information in this chapter of the Reference Guide, describing how to upgrade to the new release. The section describes any API changes made in the release. Application maintainers should review the API changes, update their applications as necessary, and then recompile using the new release. In addition, each section includes a page specifying whether the log file format or database formats changed in non-backward-compatible ways as part of the release. Because there are several ...

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