[chandler-users] backup.chex - a broader understanding/context

Fritz Meissner meissner.fritz at gmail.com
Tue Jan 6 23:54:59 PST 2009


2009/1/6 Andi Vajda <vajda at osafoundation.org>

>
> On Tue, 6 Jan 2009, Fritz Meissner wrote:
>
>  2009/1/6 Andi Vajda <vajda at osafoundation.org>
>>
>>
>>      The repository keeps old versions of your items so that
>>      concurrent change
>>      merging or rollback and repair is possible. Old item versions
>>      are discarded
>>      during the weekly purge operation that Chandler suggests.
>>
>>
>> What weekly purge operation ? I've never had it suggest this - is this a
>> problem ?
>>
>
> Every 6 days or so, if I remember correctly, a dialog should appear that
> offers to delete old, unneeded, versions out of your repository.
>
> If you don't do this, your repository is going to grow and grow and grow
> and your Chandler is going to slow down quite significantly.
>
> You can also do this manually by picking the right menu item under the
> Repository menu.
>
> Andi..
>

I've been running Chandler for about 6 months now, and never had that
reminder. Manually compacting the repo has made a huge difference - thanks
for the tip. I'll see about filing a bug against non-appearance of the
reminder.

Fritz
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