[Box Backup] Housekeeping not catching up...
boxbackup at fluffy.co.uk
Wed Apr 13 09:58:39 BST 2005
On Tue, 12 Apr 2005 09:47:07 +0100, Ben Summers wrote
> > But basically the client in question has a lot of updates & new files
> > so it
> > fills up and frequently needs cleaning. The other clients have a lot
> > of files
> > too. but not as frequent of updates.
> The current implementation of housekeeping does not work for all
> usage patterns. This is one of them which is sub-optimal.
> The next version will have a re-written housekeeper which doesn't
> need to scan everything before deleting. The move to reference
> counted objects will make a big difference.
Yeah definitely. can't wait. :)
> A connection will only interrupt the housekeeping for it's own
> account. All others will be unaffected. (you can see this from the
Yeah, but if something gets interrupted, it will have to do that account all
over. which creates even more load? I guess this would be solved by having a
much more efficient & faster housekeeping process.
> That is probably going to take a while to clean up.
okalee dokalee. just making sure that its not stuck, and that I shouldn't
reset the backup store or whatever. cool.
And thanks again, Ben! :)
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