Cyrus on 64-bit RHEL 5

Simon Matter simon.matter at
Sat Apr 11 03:35:20 EDT 2009

> On Fri, Apr 10, 2009 at 11:49:54PM +0200, Simon Matter wrote:
>> However, you may search the archives because I think there can be
>> problems
>> with certain database backends (BDB) when doing the migration. The RPM
>> should still take care of it because it converts all BDB to skiplist on
>> shutdown to make things easy to migrate.
> I've always wondered why you didn't just convert to flat file for
> migration.  It's simple and easier to read!

That's true but aren't there file which can not be converted to flat
files, like duplicate_db? I don't remember why I decided to use skiplist
but I think there was something with flat?


> Bron ( ok, so _I_ can read skiplist files in a hex editor these days,
>        but I don't wish the learning process on anybody )

PS: That's nothing - looking into my mailbox some people seem to think I
can read M$ Word files...

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