db4 problems with cyrus 2.1.16

Huaqing Zheng huasome at gmail.com
Sat Oct 22 15:34:58 EDT 2005

On 10/22/05, Febo Aristots <febo.aristots at gmail.com> wrote:
>  >The BerkeleyDB code in cyrus-imapd has a number of issues that I've
>  >never been able to work out fully.  I ended up switching to skiplist
>  >(despite of its performance penalty for random lookups) which pretty
>  >much solved all my problems.  I'd recommend that you look at doing the
>  >same.
>  Is it possible to switch from berkeley db to skiplist with 2.1 ? How ? Do I
> need to recompile or modify a configuration file ?

Modifying the imap.conf file should be sufficient.  Though you may
need a newer version of cyrus-imapd.  See the imap.conf man page.

Huaqing Zheng
Beer and Code Wrangler at Large

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