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Re: Wisdom sought on migrating from text files to Berkeley DB or SQL

by aquarium (Curate)
on Dec 23, 2004 at 03:48 UTC ( #416991=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Wisdom sought on migrating from text files to Berkeley DB or SQL

unless you are storing a single fact about a key value, your shining object will quickly turn into routines for parsing and manipulating fields within a packed field...with all the nasties to get around, especially if you start packing more than one relationally normalized table into this single Bdb file
the hardest line to type correctly is: stty erase ^H
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