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BDB-4.2.52 bug (Was Initial 2.2.4 exploration results)

--On Wednesday, January 07, 2004 4:07 PM -0800 Quanah Gibson-Mount <quanah@stanford.edu> wrote:

I've also had one case under syncRepl that changes made to the master
didn't end up in the master's DB when the replica had been attached, then
de-attached, and the BDB ended up being corrupted, causing me to have to
run db_recover before the master would work again, and having to re-add
the changes.

This is due to a bug in BDB 4.2.52. All users of BDB-4.2.52 should apply the following patch:


(Thanks Howard for finding this!)

I've verified that applying this patch removes this deadlock situation.


Quanah Gibson-Mount
Principal Software Developer
ITSS/TSS/Computing Systems
ITSS/TSS/Infrastructure Operations
Stanford University
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