hammer: big file changes very often

Michael Neumann mneumann at ntecs.de
Sat Aug 9 07:02:03 PDT 2008

elekktretterr at exemail.com.au wrote:
Ive just been thinking about this thing. what if i had a lets say > 1gb
database file which changes at least every 30 seconds. if sync is run
every 30 seconds, i would effectively create 2880 historical copies of the
same 1gb file every day. This would equal to almost 3TB of history every
day. I think its safe to assume that most people dont have 3TB of space.
How would you have to configure hammer to only keep one copy a
week(without creating 3TB of history every day) or not keep any copy of
this file at all?
"chflags nohistory" is your friend.



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