Fwd: Re: about patch descriptions

Anderson Lizardo lizardo at horizon.com.br
Tue Oct 22 15:32:34 PDT 2002

Tushar T wrote:
> Just to clarify with an example, suppose there is a patch that fixes 
> compilation with the newer berkeley db. Then instead of
>    Berkeley DB 4.1.24 introduced the concept of transactions and hence
>    all the db functions now accept an additional parameter - the
>    transaction id. To enable code written for the previous version to
>    compile against the newer db, this patch adds NULL as the
>    transaction id for each function call.
> a short description
>    This patch enables linking against the newer Berkeley DB 4.1.24.
> is enough.

And a link like:

for more details.

Now it's enough. ;-)

Anderson Lizardo
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