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Jim Fulton wrote:
> Log message for revision 91235:
> Removed the feature to try to save the index periodically because:
> 1. The saving was performed in (tpc)_finish. It is important that this
> method do as little as possible because it cannot fail!
> 2. The algorithm for deciding how often to save was broken. For large
> databases, for which saving periodically is desireable, the period
> was set so high that the index was effectively never saved.
> It might be nice to save periodically, but doing so is tricky, since
> we really don't want to do it during commit. Until we figure out how
> to do this right, it is better not to try.
> In the mean time, we save on close and on pack, which is proably often
> enough in most cases.
Perhaps we could extend the "zeopack" RPC mechanism with a special value
for the pack interval: if passed, the server would just do the index
save, and skip the real packing.
People could then tune the interval by scripting.
Tres Seaver +1 540-429-0999 [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Palladion Software "Excellence by Design" http://palladion.com
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