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1# @(#)README 8.27 (Berkeley) 9/1/94
2
3This is version 1.85 of the Berkeley DB code.
4
5For information on compiling and installing this software, see the file
6PORT/README.
7
8Newer versions of this software will periodically be made available by
9anonymous ftp from ftp.cs.berkeley.edu. An archive in compressed format
10is in ucb/4bsd/db.tar.Z, or in gzip format in ucb/4bsd/db.tar.gz. If
11you'd like to receive announcements of future releases of this software,
12send email to the contact address below.
13
14Email questions may be addressed to Keith Bostic at bostic@cs.berkeley.edu.
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16============================================
17Distribution contents:
18
19Makefile.inc Ignore this, it's the 4.4BSD subsystem Makefile.
20PORT The per OS/architecture directories to use to build
21 libdb.a, if you're not running 4.4BSD. See the file
22 PORT/README for more information.
23README This file.
24btree The B+tree routines.
25changelog List of changes, per version.
26db The dbopen(3) interface routine.
27docs Various USENIX papers, and the formatted manual pages.
28hash The extended linear hashing routines.
29man The unformatted manual pages.
30mpool The memory pool routines.
31recno The fixed/variable length record routines.
32test Test package.
33
34============================================
35Debugging:
36
37If you're running a memory checker (e.g. Purify) on DB, make sure that
38you recompile it with "-DPURIFY" in the CFLAGS, first. By default,
39allocated pages are not initialized by the DB code, and they will show
40up as reads of uninitialized memory in the buffer write routines.