[MUD-Dev] Database vs. Disk

J C Lawrence claw at kanga.nu
Fri May 23 00:53:15 New Zealand Standard Time 2003


On Thu, 22 May 2003 09:03:36 -0400 
Jason Gauthier <jgauthier at lastar.com> wrote:
> From: Bruce Mitchener [mailto:bruce at cubik.org]
>> J C Lawrence wrote:
 
> If I wanted to move away from the flat file, and go to a DB of
> some sort (SQL, BDB, etc) How would I consider allowing this to
> work across platform?

In general this is a question of adding a dependency on an interface
library (eg libdbm, libmysql, etc), and in the case of
protocol-connected databases, adding a configuration stanza to your
server for the database authentication credentials.

Usually it is quite this trivial, given that the database and
libraries in question are already ported to/supported on the various
platforms.

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