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Re: alock + ldbm in 2.3.21
--On Wednesday, April 12, 2006 4:39 PM -0400 matthew sporleder
I would really rethink using LDBM, especially since you are upgrading to
a modern version of OpenLDAP.
Now that you've started slapd, and alock is created, does LDBM continue
to complain, or are things happy?
My database is about 6M entries. I agree 100% that I should start
using BDB. I have no interest in using something that is no longer
supported. (too bad my peers don't necessarily think that way) So my
main reason for using LDBM is that I can do the upgrades fast, and
then work on larger changes slower.
As an aside, I am pushing for this quick transition because I was
under the impression that 2.1 and 2.3 could not replicate to
eachother. Is this correct? I would love to compile a compatibility
matrix to help anyone who is also trying to create upgrade paths. I
already know that slapcat/slapadd from 2.1 to 2.3 requires some
A 2.1 master can replicate to a 2.3 slave, as the slave will just fill in
the missing attributes. This was a feature added to 2.3 to make upgrading
easier. In any case, I think you cannot do the upgrade path you thought
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