Performance question...

Henrique de Moraes Holschuh hmh at
Wed Feb 25 14:22:48 EST 2004

On Wed, 25 Feb 2004, Etienne Goyer wrote:
> > >  4. A properly configured Berkeley DB environment (although for some
> > >      reason, Cyrus seems to actually survive well without any config,
> > >      maybe the CMU crew override the defaults with something sane in
> > >      the bdb backend code. If you try the same with OpenLDAP, your 
> > server
> > >      will die an horrible death).
> > 
> > how configure this ? is a conf or compile something ? i have a default 
> > cyrus with virtual users, and ldap with a backend 
> This is something I would *love* to hear about because I am suffering
> from database corruption myself.  I guess the Sleepy Cat documentation
> could be a good place to look, but where does a total db3 newbie start ? 

First, you need DB4.2 if you have anything SMP or multithreaded :)

Second, see this:

Other searches in the openldap-software ML archives will give you
more hints on how to configure bdb for OpenLDAP, and from there, for
Cyrus and any other app.

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