Locking database cleanup?

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Sat Apr 8 02:51:51 GMT 2006

Jeremy Allison wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 06, 2006 at 11:19:54AM +0530, Dhruva Krishnamurthy wrote:
>> Hi,
>> On 4/6/06, Jeremy Allison <jra at samba.org> wrote:
>>> I think transactional tdb is an excellent idea for the account databases
>>> though.
>> Any probability/talks of using Berkeley DB (BDB) as a database backend
>> (has transactions & Opensource - BSD)? Since BDB has interfaces to
>> most scripting languages, it might make it easy to come up with lot of
>> auditing tools, cleanup tools etc...
> Yes, it's possible but we're not going to do it (no bandwidth). If
> you want to try this please send a patch.

Just need to clarify that due to licensing reasons, sleepycat db
will never replace tdb.  Feel free to patch up Samba to use bdb
but realize that it will probably have to be maintained outside
of tree.

cheers, jerry

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