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Re: obliterate

From: Davy Durham <pubaddr2_at_davyandbeth.com>
Date: 2005-04-08 21:27:58 CEST

Well, I've enabled that config flag... but it's the strings file that
189 megs already (240meg repo now.. was 200 yesterday..). Does the
strings file possibly have space that will be reclaimed at some point?

Philip Martin wrote:

>Davy Durham <pubaddr2@davyandbeth.com> writes:
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>
>
>>good to know.. But I just don't know why the repo dir grew by more
>>than a meg when I checked in a 500k exe..
>>
>>
>
>It's the way BDB works, it writes everything to temporary log files as
>well as to the database files. The log files eventually become
>"complete" at which stage they can be backed-up and/or removed, and if
>you set DB_LOG_AUTOREMOVE removal happens automatically. Commits that
>cause logfiles to get removed might cause the repository to shrink, so
>the average increase for lots of commits is likely to be smaller than
>the increase you observed.
>
>
>

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