ovdb makehistory

Russ Allbery rra at stanford.edu
Mon Sep 23 16:28:24 UTC 2002

Souad <souadh at libertysurf.fr> writes:

> When I rebuild my overview only , with makehistory -O -x ,too many log
> file are generated in the overview directory like log.000000x so why
> this log file are generated ?

BerkeleyDB does it.  They're transaction and undo logs.

> can I limit the number of the log file generated or remove some of them
> to avoid a system full ?

Make sure to start the ovdb processes (dbprocs under 2.3) before running
makehistory.  They'll take care of cleaning up the logs.

Russ Allbery (rra at stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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