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RE: Configuring OpenLDAP 2.2 with gdbm

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Aaron Richton [mailto:richton@nbcs.rutgers.edu]
> Sent: Monday, October 18, 2010 5:03 PM

> You are setting yourself for immense pain; the gdbm backend
> in that version will almost certainly suffer from (possibly
> irreparable) corruption. The only valid reason to do this
> would be if you found a six year old server and wanted to see
> what data was on it, read-only off the network...

Good to know it. I think we eventually switch to some more reliable backend.

> With that said, take a glance through "config.log." You'll
> probably need to make your own gdbm build as a prerequisite,
> for that matter; once that is available on the system set
> CPPFLAGS/LDFLAGS appropriately when re-running OpenLDAP configure.
I looked at it and there was nothing new - gdbm_open was missing. It turned out that GDBM must be installed, not only built to build OpenLDAP. Now it seems to work. Thanks!