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RE: Logs files, Check points and recovery... oh my...

From: <pkahn_at_connected.com>
Date: 2004-09-07 15:02:35 CEST

So, there is no need for me to ever use the db_checkpoint utility? It will
buy me nothing in terms of future recovery etc?

-----Original Message-----
From: Max Bowsher [mailto:maxb@ukf.net]
Sent: Sunday, September 05, 2004 9:20 AM
To: Peter Kahn; users@subversion.tigris.org
Subject: Re: Logs files, Check points and recovery... oh my...

pkahn@connected.com wrote:
> Hi, I recently went through a recovery and it took about 8 hours (and
> perhaps several years off of my life). In my repository I have about 2.5
> GB
> of unused log files and it appears that no one has used the BerkeleyDB
> utility db_checkpoint to make a fall back point. Do any of you make
> checkpoints? I see by looking at the trail code that svn should be doing
> this on its own, but I wonder if there isn't a difference between this and
> the utilitiy...

No difference whatsoever.

You BDB is broken if it is not doing checkpoints when svn asks it to.

Max.
Received on Tue Sep 7 15:05:48 2004

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