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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.3//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.3/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY db-download-http "http://www.arte.unipi.it/Public/UNIX/db-&db-version;.tar.gz">
8 <!ENTITY db-download-ftp "ftp://sleepycat1.inetu.net/releases/db-&db-version;.tar.gz">
9 <!ENTITY db-size "5.7 MB">
10 <!ENTITY db-buildsize "71 MB">
11 <!ENTITY db-time "1.22 SBU">
12]>
13
14<sect1 id="db" xreflabel="Berkeley DB-&db-version;">
15<sect1info>
16<othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
17<date>$Date$</date>
18</sect1info>
19<?dbhtml filename="db.html"?>
20<title>Berkeley DB-&db-version;</title>
21
22<sect2>
23<title>Introduction to <application>Berkeley DB</application></title>
24
25<para>The <application>Berkeley DB</application> package contains programs and
26utilities used by many other applications for database related
27functions.</para>
28
29<sect3><title>Package information</title>
30<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
31<listitem><para>Download (HTTP): <ulink
32url="&db-download-http;"/></para></listitem>
33<listitem><para>Download (FTP): <ulink
34url="&db-download-ftp;"/></para></listitem>
35<listitem><para>Download size: &db-size;</para></listitem>
36<listitem><para>Estimated disk space required:
37&db-buildsize;</para></listitem>
38<listitem><para>Estimated build time:
39&db-time;</para></listitem></itemizedlist>
40</sect3>
41
42<sect3><title><application>Berkeley DB</application> dependencies</title>
43<sect4><title>Optional</title>
44<para><xref linkend="tcl"/> and <xref linkend="j2sdk"/>
45</para></sect4>
46</sect3>
47
48</sect2>
49
50<sect2>
51<title>Installation of <application>Berkeley DB</application></title>
52
53<para>Install <application>Berkeley DB</application> by running the following
54commands:</para>
55
56<screen><userinput><command>cd build_unix &amp;&amp;
57../dist/configure --prefix=/usr \
58 --enable-compat185 \
59 --enable-cxx &amp;&amp;
60make LIBSO_LIBS="-lpthread" LIBXSO_LIBS="-lpthread" &amp;&amp;
61make docdir=/usr/share/doc/db-&db-version; install</command></userinput></screen>
62
63<para><emphasis>Note:</emphasis> If you build the package as an unprivileged
64user, then switch to the root user to install the package,
65<application>Berkeley DB</application> will install the files with ownerships
66of the user building the package. This is undesireable. Change the ownership of
67the installed files using the following commands:</para>
68
69<screen><userinput><command>chown root:root /usr/bin/db_* \
70/usr/lib/libdb* /usr/include/db* &amp;&amp;
71chown -R root:root /usr/share/doc/db-4.2.52.2</command></userinput></screen>
72
73</sect2>
74
75<sect2>
76<title>Command explanations</title>
77
78<para><command>cd build_unix &amp;&amp;
79../dist/configure --prefix=/usr...</command>:
80This replaces the normal <command>./configure</command> command, as
81<application>Berkeley DB</application> comes with various
82build directories for different platforms.</para>
83
84<para><parameter>--enable-compat185</parameter>: This switch enables
85building DB 1.85 compatibility <acronym>API</acronym>.</para>
86
87<para><parameter>--enable-cxx</parameter>: This switch enables building
88C++ <acronym>API</acronym>.</para>
89
90<para><command>make LIBSO_LIBS="-lpthread"
91LIBXSO_LIBS="-lpthread"</command>: configure does not correctly handle
92<acronym>NPTL</acronym>. These variables force it to properly link
93against <acronym>NPTL</acronym>.</para>
94
95<para><command>make docdir=/usr/share/doc/db-&db-version;
96install</command>: This installs the documentation in
97the correct place.</para>
98
99<para><option>--enable-tcl --with-tcl=/usr/lib</option>:
100enables <application>Tcl</application> support in DB and creates the
101<filename class="libraryfile">libdb_tcl</filename> libraries.</para>
102
103<para><option>--enable-java</option>: enables <application>Java</application>
104support in DB and creates the
105<filename class='libraryfile'>libdb_java</filename> libraries.</para>
106
107</sect2>
108
109<sect2>
110<title>Contents</title>
111
112<para>The <application>Berkeley DB</application> package contains
113<command>db_archive</command>,
114<command>db_checkpoint</command>,
115<command>db_deadlock</command>,
116<command>db_dump</command>,
117<command>db_load</command>,
118<command>db_printlog</command>,
119<command>db_recover</command>,
120<command>db_stat</command>,
121<command>db_upgrade</command>,
122<command>db_verify</command> and the
123<filename class='libraryfile'>libdb</filename> libraries.
124
125</para>
126
127</sect2>
128
129<sect2><title>Description</title>
130
131<sect3><title>db_archive</title>
132<para><command>db_archive</command> prints the pathnames of log files that are
133no longer in use.</para></sect3>
134
135<sect3><title>db_checkpoint</title>
136<para><command>db_checkpoint</command> is a daemon process used to monitor and
137checkpoint database logs.</para></sect3>
138
139<sect3><title>db_deadlock</title>
140<para><command>db_deadlock</command> is used to abort lock requests when
141deadlocks are detected.</para></sect3>
142
143<sect3><title>db_dump</title>
144<para><command>db_dump</command> converts database files to a flat file format
145readable by <command>db_load</command>.</para></sect3>
146
147<sect3><title>db_load</title>
148<para><command>db_load</command> is used to create database files from flat
149files created with <command>db_dump</command>.</para></sect3>
150
151<sect3><title>db_printlog</title>
152<para><command>db_printlog</command> converts database log files to human
153readable text.</para></sect3>
154
155<sect3><title>db_recover</title>
156<para><command>db_recover</command> is used to restore a database to a
157consistent state after a failure.</para></sect3>
158
159<sect3><title>db_stat</title>
160<para><command>db_stat</command> displays database environment statistics.
161</para></sect3>
162
163<sect3><title>db_upgrade</title>
164<para><command>db_upgrade</command> is used to upgrade database files to a
165newer version of <application>Berkeley DB</application>.</para></sect3>
166
167<sect3><title>db_verify</title>
168<para><command>db_verify</command> is used to run consistency checks on
169database files.</para></sect3>
170
171</sect2>
172
173</sect1>
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