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?
From: Max Bowsher [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Sunday, September 05, 2004 9:20 AM
To: Peter Kahn; firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: Re: Logs files, Check points and recovery... oh my...
> 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
> 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.
Received on Tue Sep 7 15:05:48 2004