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Re: slapd.conf cachesize only for ldbm?

On Mon, 16 Feb 2004, Howard Chu wrote:

> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org
> > [mailto:owner-openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org]On Behalf Of Micah Anderson
> > I see in the slapd.conf documention the following:
> >
> > cachesize <integer>
> >     Specify the size in entries of the in-memory cache maintained by
> > the LDBM backend database instance. The default is 1000 entries.
> > Is this true, that this parameter only affects LDBM backends? If I am
> > running sleepcat BDB does this do nothing for me (or against me)?
> Since it is common to use SleepyCat's BDB library with back-ldbm, your
> question makes no sense. If your slapd.conf manpage contains the text you
> quoted above, then your OpenLDAP distribution has no other databases besides
> back-ldbm.

I must not understand something here, if I have slapd.conf configured:
database    bdb

and am using sleepycat's Berkeley DB, then I am using back-bdb,
correct? If so, then my question is, is back-bdb a LDBM?