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Use of Non-direct Byte Buffers When Constructing a DatabaseEntry (Doc ID 549154.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 05, 2020

Applies to:

Berkeley DB - Version 4.3 to 4.6.21
Information in this document applies to any platform.


In the Java API for Berkeley DB Core, the DatabaseEntry(ByteBuffer b) constructor takes a byte buffer as an argument, but really handles only direct byte buffers. When using a non-direct byte buffer for the constructor, an ambiguous error message is returned:


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