[csw-maintainers] Cyrus imapd update

Rafael Ostertag raos at opencsw.org
Sat Jan 21 18:21:25 CET 2012

On Sat, Jan 21, 2012 at 03:10:34PM +0100, Yann Rouillard wrote:
> Le 21/01/2012 14:59, Rafael Ostertag a ?crit :
> >On Sat, Jan 21, 2012 at 02:37:29PM +0100, Yann Rouillard wrote:
> >>The configuration file you used explicitly configured berkeleydb as
> >>the backend.
> >>
> >>The bug is triggered if the administrator kept the default settings
> >>(and I suppose some admins do not change this setting).
> >>The default backend for most cyrus database was berkeleydb before
> >>2.4 and is now skiplist since 2.4.
> >Yes, I saw that, but I was referring to `what if somebody has explicitely set berkeleydb'.
> >
> In this casen it should not be a problem if berkeleydb handles
> gracefully the upgrade from 4.2 to 4.8.

Well, as it turned out, it's not exactly graceful. But after some playing
arround, it appears running a /opt/csw/sbin/ctl_cyrdb -r -x prior upgrading to
2.4 smoothes things.  Without it, ctl_cyrdb might dump a core upon the first
start of 2.4 and the installation is hosed.


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