[Zope] compacting growing database
Wed, 31 Jul 2002 15:45:33 -0700 (PDT)
I posted to the zodb list and got an answer. It was a permissions error...
It doesn't explain why the database would actually grow though. In any
case, I'm down to 10 Megs from 270 now :)
Sorry about the terminology for "compacting" -- I was indeed pressing the
On Wed, 31 Jul 2002, Dieter Maurer wrote:
> Courtland Idstrom writes:
> > 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
> > using
> Very strange!
> Zope calls compacting "packing". You are sure, you "pack" the
> Does packing succeed without any error indication (exception)?
> Do you see a "Data.fs.old"?
> > 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]
> You should upgrade to 2.1.3! (Although it is probably not responsible
> for *this* problem (but may cause very nasty others))
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