Benin Technologies wrote:
I'm doing some tests on a perl backend, which causes sometimes my
OpenLDAP to hang. I then kill the process, but when I try to restart
openldap it won't, because of my HDB backend. I get the following message :
db_db_open: database "dc=mycompany": database already in use.
After rebooting the server, everything works fine.
Any way to "clean" the HDB backend manually, without having to reboot
the server ?
Sounds like you're running on Windows, which takes a long time after a process
dies for it to release its file locks. I don't know of any solution other than
to wait for Windows to eventually notice the process is gone.
The smarter solution of course is to quit using such a braindead OS as a
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