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Re: (ITS#8584) reloadhint for syncprov overlay should default to TRUE
- To: openldap-its@OpenLDAP.org
- Subject: Re: (ITS#8584) reloadhint for syncprov overlay should default to TRUE
- From: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Tue, 07 Feb 2017 19:19:53 +0000
- Auto-submitted: auto-generated (OpenLDAP-ITS)
> On Feb 7, 2017, at 10:25 AM, email@example.com wrote:
> Quanah Gibson-Mount wrote:
>> --On Tuesday, February 07, 2017 8:53 AM +0000 Howard Chu <firstname.lastname@example.org> w=
>>> The relevant part of the doc is "It must be set TRUE when using the
>>> accesslog overlay for delta-based syncrepl support." Otherwise it has no=
>>> effect, so there is no reason to change it in the default case.
>> Actually, what the manpage says is:
>> This option should be set TRUE when working with
>> newer releases that properly support this flag. It must be set
>> TRUE when using the accesslog overlay for delta-based syncrepl
>> replication support.
>> So, that clearly states it should *always* be TRUE unless you have a 2.3.=
>> earlier consumer, which is technically not allowable. There is zero reas=
>> for this tunable to exist. It should be deprecated and the internal code=
>> changed to simply set the flag to TRUE. One less item for anyone to have=
>> ever deal with is a win.
> "when working with newer releases that properly support this flag."
> The syncrepl consumer only pays attention to this flag in delta-sync. Ther=
> no reason to use reloadhint in regular syncrepl. Turning it on by default o=
> slows down the refresh negotiation in regular syncrepl.
> -- Howard Chu
> CTO, Symas Corp. http://www.symas.com
> Director, Highland Sun http://highlandsun.com/hyc/
> Chief Architect, OpenLDAP http://www.openldap.org/project/
Then the man page needs updating since the information on it is blatantly wr=
ong. The "newer releases" is clearly indicated to be anything later than 2.=