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Re: syncrepl replication on 2.4.19 (stable)

Brett @Google wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 4, 2009 at 5:48 PM, Brett @Google <brett.maxfield@gmail.com
> <mailto:brett.maxfield@gmail.com>> wrote:
>     Hello,
>     I am having a very odd problem after upgrading from openldap 2.4.16
>     (stable)
> In the interests of full disclosure, I just did a slapcat / slapadd and
> the problem has gone away.
> I'm not sure is the problem was created because of starting a 2.4.19
> slapd, over the top of a database loaded by 2.4.16, or due to the
> obscure bug, occasionally mentioned, where syncrepl can gets itself into
> a odd state and wont converge.
> The syncrepl state information on the producer would have been created
> with the slapadd -w option under 2.4.16, but executed under 2.4.19. I
> thought originally because the berkeleydb version (4.8) had not changed,
> this would be ok.
> Out of interest, has the syncrepl UUID / CSN format changed much between
> 2.4.16 stable and 2.4.19 stable ?

There have been no format changes. You should have been able to run 2.4.19
directly on the original database. No idea what issue you ran into.

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