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From RW <rwmailli...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: SA bayes file db permission issue
Date Fri, 10 Jun 2016 21:35:15 GMT
On Fri, 10 Jun 2016 15:38:44 -0400
Joseph Brennan wrote:

> <rwmaillists@googlemail.com> wrote:
> 
> > The main database file is binary anyway.  
> 
> 
> Look out for big-endian and little-endian, too. That affects
> databases. This bit us once when we copied a berkeley db from solaris
> to linux. 

That may have changed; they are supposed to be compatible:

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/database/berkeleydb/db-faq-095848.html

It's just a bit less efficient.

> Endian-ness is based on the cpu hardware, but apparently
> Macs and most hardware used for Linux (like Intel) are both
> little-endian-- so it is probably not the answer in this case.

IIRC older OS X macs used big-endian powerpc processors.

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