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Re: Which backend should I use?

On Feb 3, 2011, at 9:16 AM, Emmanuel Lecharny <elecharny@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 2/3/11 5:45 PM, Quanah Gibson-Mount wrote:
>> On Feb 3, 2011, at 1:11 AM, Clément OUDOT<clem.oudot@gmail.com>  wrote:
>>> Le 3 février 2011 09:39, Olivier PAVILLA
>>> <olivier.pavilla@univ-orleans.fr>  a écrit :
>>>> Hi.
>>>> I need your advice again :)
>>>> I have LDAP server with ldbm database on a fedora core 5 which is
>>>> running for more than 3 years without any update nor upgrade neither. So
>>>> now I've to migate this old LDAP on a new server with new Linux
>>>> distribution (Debian Lenny). I'm tune up both /etc/ldap/slapd.conf and
>>>> /var/lib/ldap/DB_CONFIG. But right now I read on a website
>>>> (http://linagora.org/contrib/annuaires/documentations/openldap_guide_installation)
>>>> that backend bdb will disappear. Should I use backend hdb or it doesn't
>>>> make something different?
>>> Hi Olivier,
>>> we never write that bdb will disappear, but just than it is now better
>>> to use hdb. Maybe someone on this list can argue ont this
>> As far as I am aware, you are not a member of the OpenLDAP project team, so I am not sure why you write emails that tend to imply that you are.
> If you re-read Clément's mail, he does not claim to be a member of the OpenLDAP team. He just said :
> "we never write (implied : on the Linagora's blog) that bdb will disappear..."
> Clément is a Linagora's Employee, and he carefully replied that what's on the Linagora's blog can be challenged by people on this list. That was a sane mail, IMO.

Thanks for the clarification. It was not clear to me what the "we" referred to. In this case then if they clarify that back-bdb is what will eventually go away, then the blog is quite correct.