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From Herbert Duerr <>
Subject Re: [code] usage of Berkeley DB
Date Mon, 05 Dec 2011 15:04:40 GMT
> In module desktop it is used for the management of installed extensions.
> For each installed extension a key-value-pair is stored in a Berkeley DB
> file. There are created certain Berkeley DB files in an installation for
> various purposes. The intrinsic data type of the 'key' and the 'value'
> is <string>.
> Thus, it looks like that we only have one 'real' dependence on Berkeley
> DB - the management of extensions.

Using a database system to manage a handful of extensions sounds like 
"using a sledge-hammer to crack a nut" and a rather tiny nut at that.

I'm looking into replacing it with something much simpler.


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