[Zope-dev] Packing and GC versus packtime

Jim Fulton jim at zope.com
Mon Nov 9 08:47:53 EST 2009

On Mon, Nov 9, 2009 at 7:22 AM, Christian Theune <ct at gocept.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm wondering:
> Scenario 1: I pack a storage to a time T and append X transactions after
> that
> Scenario 2: I append X transactions to a storage and then pack it to time T.
> Will those scenarios end up with the same result? I can imagine GC to
> get in the way, but I'm not sure about how it does its thing exactly.
> The question can also be phrased as: Are the operations "pack" and
> "append transaction" for storages commutative?

Yes, as long as the pack time is before the time of the appended transactions.


Jim Fulton

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