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

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2004-09-07 21:31:23 CEST

pkahn@connected.com wrote:
> 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?

Correct.

>
> -----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.

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