On Sun, Dec 30, 2012 at 12:22 PM, Andreas Jung <li...@zopyx.com> wrote:
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> Jim Fulton wrote:
>> On Sun, Dec 30, 2012 at 3:50 AM, Andreas Jung <li...@zopyx.com>
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>>> I noticed a strange behavior with packing a storage having lots of
>>> data in a blob storage (Plone 4.2, Zope 2.13).
>>> I had a large Plone site (5 GB of data in blobstorage) in a
>>> dedicated storage. I removed the Plone Site object and packed the
>>> storage through the Zope 2 database management screen. The size of
>>> the Data.fs went down however the blobstorage size remained the
>>> same. Packing a second removed the obsolete data from the blob
>>> So why do I have to pack two times in order to get a minimized
>>> blob storage?
>> Without knowing more details, it's impossible to know.
>> What did you have pack-keep-old set to?
> I used the default of the Zope 2 UI which is 0 (days).
You didn't answer my question. I didn't ask how many days you packed to.
I asked if you set pack-keep-old. I'm guessing from your response that you
If you don't set pack-keep-old to false, then old blobs are kept around, just
like the file-storage file, except that, rather than making copies, hard links
The second time you packed, the old links would be removed, freeing up
the space taken by the old blobs.
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