Re: New OpenLDAP 2.1 preview
On Sat, Mar 08, 2003 at 08:39:53PM +0100, Russell Coker wrote:
> > A first trial in getting ready-to-install OpenLDAP 2.1 packages ready
> > can be found on
> > http://people.debian.org/~torsten/openldap2.1/
> > I'd like to get some feedback on this. I asked Roland to upload these
> > to experimental after checking if they are okay for him. A lot is left
> > for the unstable upload, at least
> One feature I would like to see is the option to have it not insist on
> creating a new directory. Sometimes I install slapd before I have an ldif
> file handy...
The old packages didn't insist.
> Also what is the difference between 2.0 and 2.1 apart from BDB? What
> benefits does BDB offer? Is it faster for slapadd/slapcat?
>From what I have seen, bdb allows you to specify "limits" statements, which
are handy for controlling the output. I've also seen that ldbm doesn't like
the "allow_v2" statement, but that might be handled some other way, I didn't
Also, the slapd in 2.1 seems to be a tad more sane than the one in 2.0 when
it comes to logging. It's still totally fucked up when you make a syntax
error in slapd.conf (only logs such errors with higher loglevels!), but it's
not as bad as 2.0.
> Is 2.1 faster than 2.0 for slapadd? slapadd is excessively slow on 2.0
> and is single-threaded so it can't take advantage of multiple CPUs.
You haven't seen it on slowaris... :)
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