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Re: LPMOO: Huge files in LPMOO

At 8:18 AM 10/2/95, Kirrily Robert wrote:
>My database is about 2mb in size, and yet I'm taking up ~40 meg of disk
>space because I have a 10 meg swapfile, 10 meg dgd.db, and 10 meg dgd.db.old
>(?? i think that's what it's called).  Is there any way of making this
>smaller, or does it simply go with the territory?  If the latter, I guess we
>just have to put up with it.

That's the downside of binary dump files.  Fortunately, disk space these
days is much less expensive than RAM, so I think the trade-off is worth it.
(And faster checkpoints are always nice.)

Matt Pauker

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