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Re: [newbie question] - avoiding db corruption
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- Subject: Re: [newbie question] - avoiding db corruption
- From: Brock Noland <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Sun, 28 Nov 2004 08:50:05 -0600
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Compile it from scratch. Most dists do not have the newest packages,
and Gentoo usually has the newest packages of any distro.
On Sun, 28 Nov 2004 15:13:03 +0000, samuele <email@example.com> wrote:
> I run openldap-2.1.30 and bdb-4.1.25 on two gentoo-linux boxes with bdb
> backend, that i read from this ml is cause of db corruption.
> I was wondering about what is the best setup for avoiding db corruption.
> Initially i run bdb backend, but after reading faqs (and after a problem
> my db) i switched to ldbm, that i have understood is slower but safer. But
> from faq i see that ldbm uses the same bdb api: the danger of corruption
> is the same as running bdb? What is the best solution with openldap 2.1.30?
> Updating to db-4.2.52_p2, recompiling openldap and using bdb backend?
> Unpdating to db-4.2.52_p2 and using ldbm backend? Turning off bdb
> support at compiling time and using gdbm instead and ldbm backend?
> I see from previous posts that the best is openldap 2.2.18 and db-4.2.52
> patches, but my distro has only openldap-2.1.30 as latest stable package.
> Thanks to everyone.
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