Adding support for mdb as alternative

Quanah Gibson-Mount quanah at
Wed Oct 26 23:27:55 CEST 2011

--On October 26, 2011 3:01:40 PM -0400 Michael Orlitzky 
<michael at> wrote:

> On 10/26/11 00:41, Quanah Gibson-Mount wrote:
>> The OpenLDAP project has for many years used BerkeleyDB as its high
>> performance back end database. However, for a number of reasons, it has
>> been found to be less than optimal.  In response, the OpenLDAP primary
>> developer wrote new database software using an API modeled after BDB's
>> to make migration for OpenLDAP and other projects using BDB
>> significantly easier.  I was thinking it would be nice to add support
>> for MDB as an alternative to BDB in amavis as well.
> More people might take you seriously if you mention that you aren't
> talking about Microsoft Access Databases =)

Oh, I'd expect that acronym to be MAD! :P  Never used them, I don't operate 
in the MS world. :P


Quanah Gibson-Mount
Principal Software Engineer
Zimbra, Inc
Zimbra ::  the leader in open source messaging and collaboration

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