[Chandler-dev] Compaction feature
rae at osafoundation.org
Thu May 17 18:57:33 PDT 2007
On May 17, 2007, at 17:59, Andi Vajda wrote:
> On Thu, 17 May 2007, Jared Rhine wrote:
>> I sent this email a couple days ago:
>> but multiple people told me they didn't get a copy. So a quick
>> resend. The body:
>> -------- Original Message --------
>> Subject: [commits] (vajda)  - fixed bug in trying to
>> duplicate a
>> closed cursor
>> - added CompactTask, a durable task compacting the repository
>> every 7 days
>> Am I reading this right, that every 7 days all Chandler users will
>> to confirm a dialog (or reject and get that dialog the next day)?
> Yes, this is a 'courtesy'. The alternative is have chandler block
> the UI once a week for doing a compact for a few minutes to a bit
> more (on Esther's repository of 6500 versions, it ran in 3.5 hours).
> In other words, if your repository got so big as to cause a lot of
> disk access when iterated to be compacted, your CPU usage goes down
> to 10% (or less) and your HDD usage goes to 100%. On a laptop, this
> can be v e r y s l o w.
>> I certainly understand how the functionality of compaction will be a
>> benefit to end-users. Just not too psyched at the UI aspects.
>> Has all
>> the charm of a recurring Windows systray security popup.
I would hope that this dialog requires zero interaction -- no "Okay"
button or anything. Just a "Cancel" in case you don't want to do it
now? So it runs and closes itself?
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