[asterisk-dev] Berkeley DB vs SQLite
jeff at ocjtech.us
Mon Jun 20 21:33:49 CDT 2011
On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 1:12 PM, Jared Smith <jaredsmith at jaredsmith.net> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 11:33 AM, Russell Bryant <russell at digium.com> wrote:
>> It's not large, but my vote is the opposite.
>> For the majority of users, installation is done via a package. The
>> additional dependency will get pulled in automatically. Can anyone point to
>> a modern distribution that does not include a sqlite3 package?
> Sorry for the slow response, but I have to agree with Russell here. I
> don't see a compelling reason to pull the SQLite code into the
> Asterisk codebase.
Yes, especially since SQLite is already an optional dependency for a
number of modules, making it a required dependency is a small step.
>> Including it in the tree introduces a number of unnecessary burdens on us.
>> It's more code that we have to maintain and attempt to keep in sync with
>> the upstream version. We should be working to move away from that as much
>> as possible.
> And as the leader of a fairly well-known Linux distribution, I have to
> point out that it puts a burden on packagers and distributions as
Amen, brother! And as the person whom the packaging work falls most
directly on for that well-known Linux distribution I'd appreciate it
if SQLite can be kept out of the Asterisk source tree.
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