Chapter 15.  Upgrading Berkeley DB applications to Berkeley DB

Table of Contents

DPL Applications must be recompiled
Source Tree Rearranged
SQLite Interface Upgrade
Mod_db4 Support Discontinued
Berkeley DB Library Version Change Log
Database or Log File On-Disk Format Changes
New Features
Database Environment Changes
Concurrent Data Store Changes
Access Method Changes
API Changes
SQL-Specific API Changes
Tcl-Specific API Changes
Java-Specific API Changes
C#-Specific API Changes
Direct Persistence Layer (DPL), Bindings and Collections API
Replication Changes
Locking Subsystem Changes
Logging Subsystem Changes
Memory Pool Subsystem Changes
Mutex Subsystem Changes
Transaction Subsystem Changes
Test Suite Changes
Utility Changes
Configuration, Documentation, Sample Apps, Portability, and Build Changes
Example Changes
Miscellaneous Bug Fixes
Deprecated Features
Known Bugs


The following pages describe how to upgrade applications coded against the Berkeley DB library to the Berkeley DB library (both of which belong to Berkeley DB 11g Release 2). This information does not describe how to upgrade Berkeley DB 1.85 release applications.

For information on the general process of upgrading Berkeley DB installations and upgrade instructions related to historical releases, see the Berkeley DB Upgrade Guide.