Bitten by Berkeley

Sebastian Hagedorn Hagedorn at
Mon Mar 27 12:56:57 EST 2006

-- Andrew Morgan <morgan at> is rumored to have mumbled on 27. März 
2006 09:48:37 -0800 regarding Re: Bitten by Berkeley:

>> just an anecdote:
>> Today we had to relocate our Cyrus 2.2.12 server to the other node in
>> the  failover domain for maintenance purposes. It was shut down cleanly
>> and then  restarted on the other node. The startup began with lots of
>> messages like  this one:
> <snip>
> Were you using Berkeley DB 4.3 or newer?  Cyrus v2.2.12 and older will
> not work with Berkeley DB 4.3+ without a patch.

I know. We were using Red Hat's stock db4 RPM: db4-4.1.25-8.1. As I 
mentioned it's been working OK for more than a year, but having read all 
the other reports of people experiencing problems like the one I described 
I guess it's just a matter of time until something breaks ...
Sebastian Hagedorn - RZKR-R1 (Flachbau), Zi. 18, Robert-Koch-Str. 10
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