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Re: BDB vs. HDB

On Thu, 2005-03-03 at 10:05 -0800, Howard Chu wrote:
> Matthew J. Smith wrote:
> >Given a brand new OpenLDAP 2.2.23 installation, is there any reason to
> >continue to use BDB instead of HDB, or can I safely move everything to
> >HDB?  Do the Berkley 4.2.52+ db_* tools support HDB?  I recall a problem
> >with db_verify once upon a time...
> >  
> >
> The issue with db_verify remains in OpenLDAP 2.2 back-hdb on Little-Endian
> (e.g. Intel x86) hardware. The issue is gone in OpenLDAP 2.3. Since the fix
> involves an incompatible database format change, it will not be 
> backported to 2.2.
Thank you for the info.  Does this impact any other db_* tools?  Can I
expect proper behavior from db_recover, db_archive, etc?


Matthew J. Smith
University of Connecticut ITS
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