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Last change on this file since f62b122b was f62b122b, checked in by Randy McMurchy <randy@…>, 17 years ago

Added md5sum to db instructions; fixed broken download URL's in PostgreSQL instructions

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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 " ">
8 <!ENTITY db-download-ftp "ftp://sleepycat1.inetu.net/releases/db-&db-version;.tar.gz">
9 <!ENTITY db-md5sum "fcc481d52c3b80e20a328f8c0cb042bd">
10 <!ENTITY db-size "5.7 MB">
11 <!ENTITY db-buildsize "68 MB">
12 <!ENTITY db-time "1.23 SBU">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="db" xreflabel="Berkeley DB-&db-version;">
16<sect1info>
17<othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
18<date>$Date$</date>
19</sect1info>
20<?dbhtml filename="db.html"?>
21<title>Berkeley DB-&db-version;</title>
22
23<sect2>
24<title>Introduction to <application>Berkeley DB</application></title>
25
26<para>The <application>Berkeley DB</application> package contains programs and
27utilities used by many other applications for database related
28functions.</para>
29
30<sect3><title>Package information</title>
31<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
32<listitem><para>Download (HTTP): <ulink
33url="&db-download-http;"/></para></listitem>
34<listitem><para>Download (FTP): <ulink
35url="&db-download-ftp;"/></para></listitem>
36<listitem><para>Download MD5 sum: &db-md5sum;</para></listitem>
37<listitem><para>Download size: &db-size;</para></listitem>
38<listitem><para>Estimated disk space required:
39&db-buildsize;</para></listitem>
40<listitem><para>Estimated build time:
41&db-time;</para></listitem></itemizedlist>
42</sect3>
43
44<sect3><title><application>Berkeley DB</application> dependencies</title>
45<sect4><title>Optional</title>
46<para><xref linkend="tcl"/> and <xref linkend="j2sdk"/></para>
47</sect4>
48</sect3>
49
50</sect2>
51
52<sect2>
53<title>Installation of <application>Berkeley DB</application></title>
54
55<para>Install <application>Berkeley DB</application> by running the following
56commands:</para>
57
58<screen><userinput><command>cd build_unix &amp;&amp;
59../dist/configure --prefix=/usr \
60 --enable-compat185 \
61 --enable-cxx &amp;&amp;
62make LIBSO_LIBS="-lpthread" LIBXSO_LIBS="-lpthread" &amp;&amp;
63make docdir=/usr/share/doc/db-&db-version; install</command></userinput></screen>
64
65<para><emphasis>Note:</emphasis> If you build the package as an unprivileged
66user, then switch to the root user to install the package,
67<application>Berkeley DB</application> will install the files with ownerships
68of the user building the package. This is undesireable. Change the ownership of
69the installed files using the following commands:</para>
70
71<screen><userinput><command>chown root:root /usr/bin/db_* \
72/usr/lib/libdb* /usr/include/db* &amp;&amp;
73chown -R root:root /usr/share/doc/db-&db-version;</command></userinput></screen>
74
75</sect2>
76
77<sect2>
78<title>Command explanations</title>
79
80<para><command>cd build_unix &amp;&amp;
81../dist/configure --prefix=/usr...</command>:
82This replaces the normal <command>./configure</command> command, as
83<application>Berkeley DB</application> comes with various
84build directories for different platforms.</para>
85
86<para><parameter>--enable-compat185</parameter>: This switch enables
87building DB 1.85 compatibility <acronym>API</acronym>.</para>
88
89<para><parameter>--enable-cxx</parameter>: This switch enables building
90C++ <acronym>API</acronym>.</para>
91
92<para><command>make LIBSO_LIBS="-lpthread"
93LIBXSO_LIBS="-lpthread"</command>: configure does not correctly handle
94<acronym>NPTL</acronym>. These variables force it to properly link
95against <acronym>NPTL</acronym>.</para>
96
97<para><command>make docdir=/usr/share/doc/db-&db-version;
98install</command>: This installs the documentation in
99the correct place.</para>
100
101<para><option>--enable-tcl --with-tcl=/usr/lib</option>:
102enables <application>Tcl</application> support in DB and creates the
103<filename class="libraryfile">libdb_tcl</filename> libraries.</para>
104
105<para><option>--enable-java</option>: enables <application>Java</application>
106support in DB and creates the
107<filename class='libraryfile'>libdb_java</filename> libraries.</para>
108
109</sect2>
110
111<sect2>
112<title>Contents</title>
113
114<para>The <application>Berkeley DB</application> package contains
115<command>db_archive</command>,
116<command>db_checkpoint</command>,
117<command>db_deadlock</command>,
118<command>db_dump</command>,
119<command>db_load</command>,
120<command>db_printlog</command>,
121<command>db_recover</command>,
122<command>db_stat</command>,
123<command>db_upgrade</command>,
124<command>db_verify</command> and the
125<filename class='libraryfile'>libdb</filename> libraries.
126
127</para>
128
129</sect2>
130
131<sect2><title>Description</title>
132
133<sect3><title>db_archive</title>
134<para><command>db_archive</command> prints the pathnames of log files that are
135no longer in use.</para></sect3>
136
137<sect3><title>db_checkpoint</title>
138<para><command>db_checkpoint</command> is a daemon process used to monitor and
139checkpoint database logs.</para></sect3>
140
141<sect3><title>db_deadlock</title>
142<para><command>db_deadlock</command> is used to abort lock requests when
143deadlocks are detected.</para></sect3>
144
145<sect3><title>db_dump</title>
146<para><command>db_dump</command> converts database files to a flat file format
147readable by <command>db_load</command>.</para></sect3>
148
149<sect3><title>db_load</title>
150<para><command>db_load</command> is used to create database files from flat
151files created with <command>db_dump</command>.</para></sect3>
152
153<sect3><title>db_printlog</title>
154<para><command>db_printlog</command> converts database log files to human
155readable text.</para></sect3>
156
157<sect3><title>db_recover</title>
158<para><command>db_recover</command> is used to restore a database to a
159consistent state after a failure.</para></sect3>
160
161<sect3><title>db_stat</title>
162<para><command>db_stat</command> displays database environment statistics.
163</para></sect3>
164
165<sect3><title>db_upgrade</title>
166<para><command>db_upgrade</command> is used to upgrade database files to a
167newer version of <application>Berkeley DB</application>.</para></sect3>
168
169<sect3><title>db_verify</title>
170<para><command>db_verify</command> is used to run consistency checks on
171database files.</para></sect3>
172
173</sect2>
174
175</sect1>
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