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Re: (ITS#5134) dbconfig vs. DB_CONFIG
Pierangelo Masarati wrote:
> firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>> There is nothing ambiguous here. When slapd.conf is being used, the dbconfig
>> directive *only* takes effect *if* no DB_CONFIG file exists. If one exists, the
>> dbconfig directives are ignored.
> I insist: I don't see it so clear, and I was pointed to it by other
> people that didn't find it clear as well. I'm not questioning what the
> code does, just this very bit of the man page.
"If (x) then (y)" is the complete definition of the behavior. You are looking
for explanations for "If (!x)", but it should be well understood that such
cases are irrelevant given this definition.
-- Howard Chu
Chief Architect, Symas Corp. http://www.symas.com
Director, Highland Sun http://highlandsun.com/hyc/
Chief Architect, OpenLDAP http://www.openldap.org/project/