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Re: Auto-cleaning of log files?

From: Tobias Ringstrom <tori_at_ringstrom.mine.nu>
Date: 2003-04-09 12:18:12 CEST

On Wed, 9 Apr 2003, Peter Valdemar Mørch wrote:

> John Goerzen wrote:
> > Failing that, is there any way to set up a cron job to
> > do it periodically, without
> > having to do a backup at the same time?
>
> As far as I know, most DBs keep log files for the same reason BDB does,
> and the same issues about deleting-after-backup could apply to them all.

The inactive log files are only important if you need to back out BDB
transactions to back out damage caused by bugs in subversion. I doubt
that is something an ordinary (mortal) admin would ever do.

I really think a default prune-after commit hook script would be best for
most admins.

/Tobias

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