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Re: (ITS#3466) Unable to archive BDB Logs

wentwort@us.ibm.com wrote:

>Full_Name: Robert Wentworth
>Version: 2.2.17
>OS: Redhat ES 3.0 
>URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
>Submission from: (NULL) (
>First let me appologize for not using the ITS submission process on my previous
>I'm running Openldap 2.2.17 and BDB 4.2.52.  The issue I'm seeing is that once
>slapd is started the logs are never freed for archive.  Checkpoint is configured
>in slapd.conf to run every 15 minutes and db_stat shows that the checkpoints are
>occurring.    I get one or two new logs a day and db_archive will not show them
>available for archive until slapd is restarted.  I know this didn't occur on
>2.1.30.  Is there something I'm doing to cause this?  Is there a workaround or
>fix other then restarting slapd?  I've check the latest change log in 2.2.20 but
>nothing seemed to describe this issue. 
This is a problem with BDB 4.2 and is discussed in the mailing lists.

A patch for BDB 4.2 (and corresponding patch for back-bdb) are provided 

The back-bdb patch is not needed if you use BDB 4.3, which is supported 
as of OpenLDAP 2.2.19.

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