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Re: lots of big files in bdb directory

On Mon, 16 Feb 2004, Jukka Salmi wrote:

> Hello,
> on a Linux system running OpenLDAP 2.1.23 I noticed the directory which
> I specified in the 'directory' statement of a bdb database containing
> lots of files matching log\.[0-9]{10}, starting with log.0000000001.
> Each of these files is 10MB.
> What are these files for? I'd like to delete some of them because I'm
> running out of disk space.

Do not do anything with them until after you have read and understood
this FAQ article and its links to relevant chapters of the SleepyCat docs:


> TIA, Jukka

Kirk Turner-Rustin
Information Systems
Ohio Wesleyan University