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RE: reindexing required?
> By the way, after some more research/benchmarking, we've
> found a way to
> make slapindex significantly faster on large databases. The
> code is now
> in OpenLDAP's CVS HEAD. (see the back-bdb "linearindex"
> config option.)
> And another note, if you only need to run slapindex because
> you've added
> a new index, then you should run it with all the other
> indices commented
> out. That will also make things much faster, since it won't
> waste time
> working on existing indices that don't need updating.
Excellent suggestion. I didn't even think of that. Turns out, my directory
only took 300 seconds to reindex. The reason I thought it took much longer
is b/c on the first try, it locked up.
When I first ran it, I ran it without -v so I ctrl-break out of it and reran
it with the -v option. When I did that, it sat there on the first element.
I didn't realize that it was actually stuck. When I stoppped that process
and ran db_recover and then reran slapindex, it blasted through all the