rjs3 at andrew.cmu.edu
Wed Dec 18 14:42:56 EST 2002
The cvt_cyrusdb program should do what you need as far as converting the
You want to be sure your version of cyrus supports skiplist though (if it
has cvt_cyrusdb, it does).
So its basically:
Rebuild cyrus to have a skiplist mboxlist.
Convert database to skiplist.
Move in new binaries and mailbox list
You can also do this with ctl_mboxlist -d and ctl_mboxlist -u but its less
On Wed, 18 Dec 2002, Wander wrote:
> Ok, I´m not using skiplist, since at time of compilation I choose de default
> DB3. But now that I have a production environment for at least 15 months using
> db3, how can I change it to skiplist, I mean, how could this be done
> considering de production environment and users happiness!
> Wanderley O. Mendes
> Software Specialist wander at cptec.inpe.br
> Phone: +55-12-560-8432 Fax: +55-12-560-8435
> INPE/CPTEC - Cachoeira Paulista - São Paulo - Brazil
> Quoting Rob Siemborski <rjs3 at andrew.cmu.edu>:
> > On Wed, 18 Dec 2002, Jay Levitt wrote:
> > > Are you using skiplist for your mboxlist? I have over 7000 messages in my
> > > inbox and it's zippy as can be...
> > This of course depends on what is being slow. If LIST commands are taking
> > a long time, using the skiplist backend (as opposed to Berkeley DB) should
> > be a big improvement.
> > If, on the other hand, FETCH or SEARCH is being slow, this won't help much
> > at all (since they don't hit the mailbox list).
> > -Rob
> > -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-
> > Rob Siemborski * Andrew Systems Group * Cyert Hall 207 * 412-268-7456
> > Research Systems Programmer * /usr/contributed Gatekeeper
Rob Siemborski * Andrew Systems Group * Cyert Hall 207 * 412-268-7456
Research Systems Programmer * /usr/contributed Gatekeeper
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