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RE: Convert from dbb to gdbm
the LDBM is the "must" because we are using alias objects in our LDAP database and I think there is no support for aliases in BDB.
I'm I wrong?
From: Quanah Gibson-Mount [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Wednesday, April 21, 2004 10:37 AM
To: Mavric Domen ITWEN5; openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org
Subject: Re: Convert from dbb to gdbm
--On Wednesday, April 21, 2004 9:27 AM +0200 Mavric Domen ITWEN5
> I was using LDBM database type till recently. Because of some compile and
> linking problems with BerkeleyDB 4.1.25, I switched to GDBM. Now I'm
> stucked with *.dbb database files and no LDIF file. Is it possible
> somehow to convert dbb files to gdbm, since I couldn't find ldbm2ldif
> (ldif2ldbm) tools in OpenLDAP 2.1.25 binaries. Are they still suported?
> And the second question; what are advantages or disadvantages of gdbm in
> comparison to ldbm? Should I try a little more to solve my linking
> problems and stay on Berkeley or it would be easier and painless simply
> to switch to gdbm.
You should forget ldbm entirely and switch to BDB. The reasons for this
have been discussed on the list repeatedly.
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