> I am using Plone2.5.5 with Zope2.9.8-final and ZODB3.6.2.Now my Data.fs
> size is nearly 26G with almost 140k Plone objects and more than 4100k
> zope objects in the database. Since 2 moths ago, I could not pack my
> database successfully. Recent days I tried to pack it again, but after
> more than 72 hours running, the pack process wasn't end
> I readed lots of discussions on the forum, some guys said turn off 'GC'
> when packing will improve the speed tremendously.Then I found an
> experimental product -- 'zc.FileStorage' written by Jim, but it seems
> that it only used by ZODB3.8 or later. So what should I do on ZODB3.6.2
> to turn off 'GC' when do packing.
> ps:If this is a wrong place to ask the question, please let me know,
> I'll move it to the right place.
As an alternative to backporting the changes to pack, you could try
doing a zexp export of the site, and then reimport the zexp into a blank
For more information about ZODB, see the ZODB Wiki:
ZODB-Dev mailing list - ZODB-Dev@zope.org