Daniel O'Connor doconnor at
Wed Sep 22 09:18:49 EDT 2010

On 22/09/2010, at 22:33, Kenneth Marshall wrote:
>> On a bad shutdown it requires admin intervention very frequently which is pretty tedious.
>> And yes, upgrading it is also a PITA.
> That is why we moved to skiplist. The server would require manual
> intervention to even restart after certain types of system events.
> It is hard to explain why mail was unavailable for 30+mins. when
> the server rebooted in 2mins. BDB would need to be much, much
> easier to manage and be more robust for us to use.

Yep, I plan to migrate to skiplist some day :)

Now if only I could use skiplist with openldap ;)

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