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Re: (ITS#5134) dbconfig vs. DB_CONFIG

ghenry@suretecsystems.com wrote:

> I read that as if there is no DB_CONFIG, one gets created from the
> dbconfig directives. If there is one, dbconfig stuff gets ignored and the
> DB_CONFIG file is used.
> But yes, it's not clear what happens in that situation. So, I go back to
> you ;-) What does the code actually do? If it does indeed ignore dbconfig
> and honour DB_CONFIG then we say that.
> As I read your comments, you sound like you don't know what the code does


> (I don't as I haven't looked, but I'd be very surprised if you actually
> don't know). So this brings me back to my first point; we make it say what
> the code actually does do in the situation that there is a DB_CONFIG file
> and dbconfig directives in slapd.conf or slapd.d/

After reading the code, it seems that if reading from slapd.conf and the
DB_CONFIG is in place, any slapd.conf dbconfig directive is ignored.


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