[chandler-users] Compact, Automatically Reload from Backup, frequency, backup.chex and binary_backup.tgz

Graham Perrin G.J.Perrin at bton.ac.uk
Wed Jan 7 03:30:09 PST 2009




Fritz Meissner wrote:
> 
> 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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