How do dead records get into a tdb file?

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Thu Feb 27 02:27:18 MST 2014

On Wed, Feb 26, 2014 at 07:05:17AM -0800, Richard Sharpe wrote:
> > This is mainly wrong output.
> > The statistics from tdbtool info counts the so called
> > recovery area that is used in transactions (and hence
> > potentially occupies much of the space). This should be
> > listed separately, as it is _not_ a dead record.
> >
> > What database is this, btw?
> > Having the dead/recovery arey occupy almost all of
> > the size of the DB seems a lot, indeed.
> >
> > Thinking about a patch to improve the precision of the
> > info output..
> messages.tdb and it is Samba 3.6.12+ ...

Is it possible that on this system you've had a stuck
process for a long time? Can you send the tdb to me? My pgp
key is 1045AA4F...



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