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Re: Transcript of chat between me and Sleeepycat

From: William Uther <willu_at_cse.unsw.edu.au>
Date: 2003-02-21 01:24:40 CET

On Friday, February 21, 2003, at 09:05 AM, Brandon Ehle wrote:

>> 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.

You could put a call to db_checkpoint in the hot_backup script. That
should be enough to save people.

Will :-}

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Email: willu@cse.unsw.edu.au             University of New South Wales
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