migrating to a different db
mark at antsclimbtree.com
Mon May 1 16:31:38 EDT 2006
On May 1, 2006, at 8:32 AM, Andrew Morgan wrote:
> On Sun, 30 Apr 2006, Mark Edwards wrote:
>> Can someone tell me what the repercussions of rebuilding cyrus
>> with a different db, say db43 instead of db41, and starting the
>> new one up with the same data and configuration? Will it run?
>> Will there be data corruption of any kind?
> The safest and most reliable way to perform that upgrade is to use
> cvt_cyrusdb to convert your databases to plaintext using the old
> binaries. Then upgrade the software and use cvt_cyrusdb again to
> convert back into berkeley DB.
Can I assume that only files with a .db extension are in BDB format,
or might other files be as well, such as .seen .sub or .index?
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