Status of 64-bit TDB

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Tue Jun 16 13:35:52 GMT 2009

On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 09:21:36AM -0400, yaberger at wrote:
> this might not be the solution for John's problem but I think a TDB 
> defragmenter/shrinker is something that is missing around TDBs.
> Currently, the only way to reduce the size of a TDB is to stop Samba and 
> delete the non-persistant TDBs.

You can always do a tdbbackup of the persistent ones.

> Has it been discussed in the past?
> Is this something that makes sense and would be doable?

Sure. It will need to be coded up very carefully though if
it shall work while the tdb is in use.

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