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Re: back-bdb flaw
<quote who="Howard Chu">
> Quanah Gibson-Mount wrote:
>> --On Tuesday, July 22, 2008 1:22 PM -0700 Howard Chu<firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>> Thinking about it some more, we can still salvage back-bdb, but it will
>>> require a change in the dn2id index format. The only thing that bothers
>>> me about this is that once you start down the path of making "sensible"
>>> changes to back-bdb's dn2id format, you eventually arrive at back-hdb
>>> anyway, so again, is it really worth the effort...
>> Maybe we just deprecate it, tell everyone to move off of BDB 4.2.52 at
>> same time, and rework back-hdb to work with BDB 4.7's new locking stuff.
>> Honestly it seems like a bit of work to go to, to save a backend that's
>> already been obsoleted.
> Sounds about right to me. Of course, we knew that back-bdb's dn2id index
> was a
> problem 'way back in the beginning...
> and we knew that back-hdb didn't have these problems. And we've talked
> dropping back-bdb in favor of back-hdb several times through the years. It
> seems now is the time.
What's the overall impact to everything else code wise? "make test" will
take half the time now though.
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