reoccuring DBERRORs

Kjetil Torgrim Homme kjetilho at
Fri Feb 24 10:35:55 EST 2006

On Fri, 2006-02-24 at 21:39 +1100, Rob Mueller wrote:
> > When I shut down Cyrus cleanly, which of the files in /var/lib/cyrus/db
> > can be deleted safely along with deliver.db then?
> FYI, we're using 2.3 and have:
> duplicate_db: berkeley-nosync
> seenstate_db: skiplist
> subscription_db: flat
> mboxlist_db: skiplist
> And our cyrus start script does:
>         # Remove db3 log files
>         rm -f /var/imap/db/log.*
>         rm -f /var/imap/db/__db*
>         rm -f /var/imap/deliver.db
> So basically we try and completely delete everything to do with BDB on each 
> cyrus restart. It makes restarting a much saner proposition.

be careful.  in general, deleting transactions which haven't been
applied to the database isn't a good solution.  but since you're only
using Berkeley for duplicate_db, which is non-critical, it is fine in
your setting.
Kjetil T.

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