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Re: (ITS#5134) dbconfig vs. DB_CONFIG

Pierangelo Masarati wrote:
> hyc@symas.com 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/