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Re: openldap on Linux/alpha (ITS#295)
On 19/09/99 at 19:18:56 +0000, Kurt@OpenLDAP.org spoke thus :
> firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > On Sat, 18 Sep 1999, Kurt D. Zeilenga wrote:
> > > >db_appinit(3) ERRORS
> > > >EINVAL: The DB_THREAD flag was specified and spinlocks are not implemented for this architecture.
> > > >
> > > >No spinlocks under Linux/alpha?
> > >
> > > Looks like BerkeleyDB does not support GCC spinlocks under
> > > Linux/alpha (or other non-x86 architectures).
> > >
> > > Unless you want to write a little assembler code (or modify ldbm.c
> > > to support non-DB_THREAD BerkeleyDB2 use), you'll have to use
> > > GDBM (--with-ldbm-api=gdbm).
> > Okay... that works. I haven't tried to populate anything yet, but
> > the daemon is running now. How much is my performance going to be
> > affected?
> GDBM and BerkeleyDB (without DB_THREAD support) should yield about the same
> performance for small directories.
And for large directories ? We have at least 50K+ individuals in
our directory at present.
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