[Zope] compacting growing database

Courtland Idstrom court@pixar.com
Mon, 29 Jul 2002 15:43:25 -0700 (PDT)

Hi -

I'm managing a Zope installation where my documents are imported from a
script I wrote. Every time I run the script and it updates the documents,
the database gets larger and larger, which I understand. Unfortunately,
when I go to compact the database, it actually expands by about 5 Mb. I'm

Zope Version
(Zope 2.5.1 (source release, python 2.1, linux2), python 2.1.1, linux2)

Python Version
2.1.1 (#1, Jun 10 2002, 11:11:21) [GCC 3.1]

Please help, my database is up to 250 Megs, and I only have about 300 html
documents in it!