How to migrate away from BDB

Mark Nipper nipsy at
Mon Sep 27 11:30:01 EDT 2010

On 27 Sep 2010, J. Roeleveld wrote:
> I wasn't able to find a specific howto for this during a brief Google-search.

	I recalled that the Debian package for Cyrus had some
decent instructions on this.  You can see them at:

	That will get you started.  I have this at the bottom of
my imapd.conf:
# bypass BDB hell
annotation_db: skiplist
duplicate_db: skiplist
mboxlist_db: skiplist
ptscache_db: skiplist
quota_db: skiplist
seenstate_db: skiplist
subscription_db: skiplist
tlscache_db: skiplist

	So those were all of the different databases I converted
to skiplist to avoid any potential problems.

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