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Re: [opensuse-factory] Tumbleweed - Review of the weeks 2020/11 & 12
On Fri, Mar 20, 2020 at 12:01 PM Stephan Kulow <coolo@xxxxxxx> wrote:

Am 20.03.20 um 16:42 schrieb Jan Engelhardt:

There was talk that Fedora wanted to switch to the sqlite backend.
If that is preferable to ndb (and I would envision that the Fedora guys did
their work on the numbers), would it not make sense to skip ndb altogether?

I doubt they ever looked at nbd - Fedora's plan to move to sqlite is much
older than that. And we just as Fedora want to get rid of BDB - and the
difference is that Fedora got a plan and Tumbleweed got a new backend :)

That's not even close to true. Fedora considered moving to NDB back in
Fedora 24 (and later 25)[1].

The discussion that occurred on that topic[2] led to the integration
of the LMDB backend[3], which was then dismissed after upstream
promised to fix things for us[4] and then didn't after three years, so
it's been removed[5]. The SQLite backend was developed after giving up
on LMDB[6], and now Fedora is moving to SQLite in Fedora 33[7].

In conclusion, it was definitely considered, but it was rejected by
the community, so Fedora went with a different option.


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