[asterisk-dev] New license for db?

Steve Davies davies147 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 27 12:38:59 CDT 2008

2008/10/27 Russell Bryant <russell at digium.com>:
> On Oct 27, 2008, at 4:07 AM, Sergey Tamkovich wrote:
>> This won't be too hard, since realtime now supports store and destroy
>> methods in addition to select and update,
>> We could simplify code base and give a choice to an end user if we'll
>> change astdb with realtime subsystem.
>> Maybe i'm missing some points here, but i like an idea of realtime
>> instead of astdb very much.
> It's certainly possible, but as it stands, it does introduce an
> additional configuration burden on _every_ user of Asterisk.  The nice
> thing about astdb today is that it requires no additional
> configuration.  So for the minimal usage it gets inside the code, and
> for very basic dialplan usage, it's ready to go without any extra
> work.  But, if you want anything more advanced, you have to set up
> realtime or func_odbc.

Thank you Russell, you saved me some typing. Whatever is done (if
anything) there must always remain the option of a zero-configuration
storage backend like the current astdb, which can be copied around
while asterisk is offline.

Just my 2c.

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