> A fix with a format change would be to put the padding byte in front
> of the sub-page instead of at the end.
Sounds fine to me. back-mdb only uses even-sized keys with DUPSORT, so this
change has no impact on OpenLDAP. And most likely no one else has hit this
situation yet otherwise they'd be crashing.
Ignore next paragraph:
> One fix with a format change could be that the data item gets uneven
> size too, with a padding byte in front of the sub-page.
Because that's repeated as the 2nd alternative after this one:
> The most general way would be to do that in all nodes with uneven-
> sized key and even-sized data:
-- Howard Chu
CTO, Symas Corp. http://www.symas.com
Director, Highland Sun http://highlandsun.com/hyc/
Chief Architect, OpenLDAP http://www.openldap.org/project/