CHAPTER 3Products, Compilation, and Installation

When learning to use a new software product, the first hurdle you must overcome is getting the software compiled and installed. Unfortunately, software developers don't follow any particular standard for packaging and building their products. Every product has its own quirks and tricks when it comes to installation, and Berkeley DB is no exception.

This chapter will explore the various products available under the Berkeley DB umbrella and show you how to compile and install them. The chapter will also go over the various options available in the build configuration, which you can use to customize Berkeley DB according to your requirements.

Berkeley DB Product Family

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