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RE: LDAP/BDB log purging
> >>> So, are you running BDB 4.2 with or without the patches that
> >>> sleepycat says you must use to use BDB 4.2?
> >> I would have to investigate that. We're running the Debian packaged
> >> version 4.2.52-18. I'm guessing possibly not.
I asked the Debian BDB maintainers, and the answer is copied below.
> The version of BDB in Debian is currently 4.2.52-24. BDB
> 4.2.52-18 is part of Sarge. Sarge ships with OpenLDAP 2.2.23,
> which is a very old release of
> OpenLDAP, and there were some bugs fixed with checkpointing and open
> transactions *after* that release. So that may be the issue you are
> hitting. Are you *sure* you are running OpenLDAP 2.3.32 on
> those boxes?
Yes, I built it myself, and included the sync logging patch that Aaron
Richton kindly pointed me to back in January.
We build most of our critical apps (OpenLDAP, Samba, Apache and a few
others) but BDB isn't on that list.
Reply from Debian maintainers re the BDB patches:
Clint Adams wrote:
> Sent: Wednesday, 28 February 2007 5:11 p.m.
> To: Lesley Walker
> Cc: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: [Pkg-db-devel] Db4.2 patch query
> > Can you confirm/deny that all 5 of the patches listed at
> > the following URL
> > have been incorporated into the Debian build?
> I can confirm that patches #1 and #2 have, and that #4 and #5
> have NOT.
The URL I gave was
(beware link breakage)
Linux Systems Administrator
Opus International Consultants Ltd
Tel +64 4 471 7002, Fax +64 4 473 3017
Level 9 Majestic Centre, 100 Willis Street, PO Box 12 343
Wellington, New Zealand