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Re: (ITS#9002) Add option to slapcat to honor rtxnsize setting

michael@stroeder.com wrote:
> On 3/29/19 8:58 PM, quanah@openldap.org wrote:
>> To work around this, slapcat could be given an option to honor the rtxnsize
>> setting in slapd.conf/cn=config.
>> [..]
>> It should be noted in the man page section for this option that the value of
>> such a backup is of dubious quality, since it is no longer an exact "point in
>> time" representation of the database but rather a bunch of different "point in
>> times" stitched together into a single file.
> Even if slapcat now outputs an exact "point in time" representation of
> the database this does not say anything about consistency of related
> LDAP entries anyway.
> But I wonder how rtxnsize is supposed to interop with
> LDAP transactions in 2.5.

There is no interaction. LDAP transactions only affect write ops.

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