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ovdb_upgrade - Perform any needed upgrades on the ovdb database
The ovdb_upgrade command is be used to upgrade the ovdb database when migrating to a newer
version of the BerkeleyDB library (in which there is a change in BerkeleyDB's internal db
The upgrade is done in-place, and is not reversable.
Here is an example procedure to upgrade a database created with BerkeleyDB 2.x to use
1 Install BerkeleyDB 3.x
2 Do a `make clean' in the INN source tree
3 If BerkeleyDB 3.x is installed into a different path than the 2.x version, run config-
ure again, specifying the new path. For example: `./configure --with-berke-
leydb=/usr/local/BerkeleyDB.3.x [... other options]'
4 Shut down INN (e.g., with `rc.news stop'). Be sure to kill all nnrpds as well.
5 Do a `make update' to build INN with the new BerkeleyDB version and install the new
6 Run `ovdb_upgrade' as the news user.
7 Start INN with `rc.news'
Written by Heath Kehoe <firstname.lastname@example.org> for InterNetNews.
3rd Berkeley Distribution INN 2.3 ovdb_upgrade(8)
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