Adam Tauno Williams awilliam at
Wed Sep 22 08:47:46 EDT 2010

On Wed, 2010-09-22 at 14:44 +0200, J. Roeleveld wrote:
> On Wednesday 22 September 2010 13:47:26 Jeffrey T Eaton wrote:
> <snipped>
> I am probably missing some info here, but....
> > And, as Bron has said, there's something wrong with the way Cyrus uses BDB.
> >  I've never been able to understand BDB well enough to figure it out
> > myself, nor have I ever found anyone who can help.  For what its worth, I
> > solved the problem by not using BDB at all on the Cyrus systems I used.
> If it is possible to not use BDB, and BDB causes problems with upgrades, why 
> is BDB still used then?

BDB is wicked fast and scales well.  At least that is the typical
argument in defense of BDB.  And given the stellar performance one sees
from OpenLDAP I'm prone to believing it.

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