On Tue, May 25, 2010 at 10:23:08AM -0700, Marc MERLIN wrote:
> > Yes. The __db* files are how interprocess locks are shared
> > in Berkeley DB. Its known as a DBENV.
> and those were not needed in rpm 4.0.x and it worked fine without them.
> Do newer rpms call bdb differently or did it just upgrade bdb to a version
> that requires __db*?
Looking at the problem further, I was just told that it would be much
better if I could make the 2MB of IO that creating those __db files takes,
I don't know much about BDB or how creating those __db files apparently
became compulsory between rpm 4.0.x and rpm 4.1.x, but it looks if I drop
privs to nobody in rpmq, it'll at least stop creating them.
Not a full solution, but a good start.
> If you have any idea if BDB can be made to stop since it was doing without
> them before and that usage worked for us, and has for years, that'd be
I'll look into the lib specs and calls in case there is somehow an 'off'
button somewhere, even if it's apparently not likely.
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Received on Tue May 25 19:56:25 2010