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Re: two problems when migrating from 2.1.30 to 2.2.15

On Sun, 5 Sep 2004, Howard Chu wrote:

> > 2) I had string "set_flags DB_LOG_AUTOREMOVE" in my DB_CONFIG file. This
> > was making berkeley db to remove all unused log files after next
> > checkpoint. With 2.2.15 this parameter in DB_CONFIG does not make any
> > effect, log files remain on file system. Do you know if something has
> > changed?
> Yes, in order to fix a locking problem in back-bdb the cache code was 
> changed to use a long-lived transaction per slapd thread to handle 
> read-only operations. Unfortunately BDB 4.2.52 has a bug where these 
> long-lived transactions prevent the DB_LOG_AUTOREMOVE option from 
> working. They also prevent db_archive from doing anything useful.

Indeed, I had my log partition fill up because of that.

How do I know what bdb logs are safe to remove now?
Rich Graves <rcgraves@brandeis.edu>
UNet Systems Administrator