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Re: (ITS#5134) dbconfig vs. DB_CONFIG

Howard Chu wrote:
> 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.

That's actually an if (x) and (!y) then (z).  What is missing is if (x)
and (y) (which happens to be (!z), but it could be anything...)


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