Journal File Question

WBrown at WBrown at
Wed Jul 25 16:59:06 UTC 2012

Chris Buxton <chris.p.buxton at> wrote on 07/25/2012 12:07:22 PM:

> > It doesn't sync the files to make two equal copies. It applies all of 
> > outstanding transactions in the journal file to the zone file and then 

> > empties the journal.
> I don't believe that is entirely correct. The journal file needs to 
> be retained to support ixfrs. My understanding is that it will be 
> automatically trimmed to max-journal-size, if that option is set.

Do you know how it determines what is kept?

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