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Re: Transcript of chat between me and Sleeepycat

From: Michael Price <mprice_at_atl.lmco.com>
Date: 2003-02-20 23:19:42 CET

Brandon Ehle writes:
> >Forgive me if this is a stupid question, but why not remove the
> >checkpoint from the source code and let people use the db_checkpoint
> >utility to decide how often they want it done? Isn't that what the
> >utility is for? (or am I missing something)
>
> Well the one half of this is that we all know that nobody ever reads
> the manual and doing this automatically for them could save many
> people's a$$es.

Oh yeh -- forgot about that. How about reasonably large defaults? That
way we are still saving people's a$$es and those that can read get to
setup a db_checkpoint with values more suited to their environment.

Michael Price Member of the Engineering Staff
Distributed Processing Lab; Lockheed Martin Adv. Tech. Labs
A&E 3W; 1 Federal Street; Camden, NJ 08102
856-338-4021, fax 856-338-4144 email: mprice@atl.lmco.com

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