cvt_cyrusdb before upgrade

Kevin Kobb kkobb at
Fri Apr 22 14:24:25 EDT 2011

On 4/22/2011 12:05 PM, Simon Matter wrote:
>> Hello All,
>> I am looking at upgrading from Cyrus 2.3.16 to 2.4.8. If I convert all
>> the dbs from berkeley to skiplist before hand, is there any need to even
>> build 2.4.8 with berkeley db support? (Using FreeBSD ports)
>> I know 2.4.8 will automatically update the dbs, but I figure if I did it
>> before hand, I could remove one more dependency from my system.
>> If so, is there any special trick to running cvt_cyrusdb, or do I just
>> shut things down and run it as the cyrus user?
> There is no special trick, at least not one I remember. Just to be sure I
> suggest to backup the whole configdirectory firtst.
> Simon
OK, I will give it a try this weekend.


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