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Re: (ITS#5134) dbconfig vs. DB_CONFIG
> I didn't mention that the whole discussion started because Debian seems
> to ship with both a default DB_CONFIG installed in the database
> directory, and the very same directives echoed in slapd.conf.
The current Debian packages do not do this so far as I can determine.
They do install a DB_CONFIG file when *upgrading* the slapd package, but
only if a database already exists and no DB_CONFIG file exists, since
that's known to cause extremely poor performance. A new installation of
the slapd package does not create a separate DB_CONFIG file in the
database directory. It puts dbconfig parameters into slapd.conf and then
lets slapd write a DB_CONFIG file.
Perhaps you're only looking at the database directory after slapd starts,
at which point slapd itself has already written out the DB_CONFIG file?
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>