[WIP] [PATCH] ldb: new on-disk pack format

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Tue May 21 09:30:56 UTC 2019

On Tue, 2019-05-21 at 11:26 +0200, Stefan Metzmacher wrote:
> Hi Andrew,
> > At this stage we are thinking to have GUID indexed databases use
> > the
> > new pack format, with an upgrade on first use, exclusively.  This
> > will
> > avoid changes to non-Samba LDB users while keeping the test matrix
> > compact.
> How can we make sure it's possible to downgrade to 4.10 (all versions
> with GUID index) once ldb tools for the new format upgraded it?
> metze

Before we use the new format (current MR is just to set up, no DB can
be created) I'll have sambaundoguididx updated to downgrade the DB to
the original format, which can then be upgraded again if using 4.8 or

I've already fixed the script to work again, but I also need to handle
undoing the RANGED_INTEGER stuff.  Not hard, just a little more fiddle.

This time it will have a test. 

I trust this satisfies!

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                       http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team  http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT          http://catalyst.net.nz/services/samba

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