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Re: Which backend should I use?

2011/2/4 Quanah Gibson-Mount <quanah@zimbra.com>:
> 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.

Sorry for the confusion. Of course I was not talking for OpenLDAP
team, just for the article writers. We try to provide OpenLDAP
documentation for french community, and we are always opened to any
feedback on this.