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Re: Transcript of chat between me and Sleeepycat

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2003-02-21 06:35:27 CET

William Uther wrote:

>
> 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.

Only if they happen to actually _use_ the hot-backup script.

-- 
Brane Čibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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