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Re: [debian-openldap] Re: Bug#185178: marked as done (slapd: inkompatible to previous openldapd package)

Turbo Fredriksson wrote:
> > I do think the right way to go is dump in preinst, install and then
> > attempt to restore (maybe asking the user if they want to or not)..
> I find this a viable and correct procedure, I support this.

That's surely possible, but there is little point in doing that.
OpenLDAP 2.1 does ship the LDBM backend and the database format is not
the problem. The problem are non-conforming directories where we can do
little about.

[ dumping and restoring would be helpful to switch from the LDBM to the
BDB backend, which I believe, should not be done by the package
installation scripts though ]

Roland Bauerschmidt

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