using different db versions in cyrus and sasl

John Alton Tamplin jtampli at
Wed May 7 13:18:23 EDT 2003

Rob Siemborski wrote:

>>Has anyone been able to find out why BerkeleyDB 4.1.x works so badly with
>>Cyrus and perhaps contacted sleepycat?
>Cyrus does a LOT of enumerations of the keys of a database, which isn't as
>cheap on Berkeley DB as random access.  Skiplist (and flat) are
>substantially faster for enumerations.
That explains a performance difference, but it seems like there is a bug 
in 4.1.24/25 at least, in that after running it for a while it suddenly 
becomes unable to open the DB (returning ENOSPC on Solaris 9).  4.0.14 
does not have the same problem (at least not yet).

John A. Tamplin                               Unix System Administrator
Emory University, School of Public Health     +1 404/727-9931

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