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Re: To remove or not to remove logfiles? (issue #1615)

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2003-11-26 21:37:08 CET

Greg Hudson wrote:

>On Wed, 2003-11-26 at 15:05, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
>>As someone already said, you need to be an expert to understand how to
>>make use of infinite logs, and you need to be an expert to decide that
>>such a catastrophic recovery option is actually *worth* infinite disk
>>growth from read-only operations.
>Furthermore, if you're enough of an expert to make use of the logs,
>you're probably also enough of an expert to recover most of your data
>from a slightly-corrupted repository, although the procedure may be more
>So, I'd say the comparison with CVS *is* apt, if you assume an expert is
>involved. And if no expert is involved, then the logs are useless.
O.K., I give in. --bdb-log-keep it is.

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