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From: Konstantin Ryabitsev <>
To: Eric Wong <>
Subject: Re: Holding on to deleted packfiles
Date: Tue, 21 Sep 2021 16:57:56 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210921205756.2kgyln6kwwbncani@meerkat.local> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210921190653.GA16367@dcvr>

On Tue, Sep 21, 2021 at 07:06:53PM +0000, Eric Wong wrote:
> Was this from /all/ (ALL.git using batch-file) or Gcf2?

I believe this was from Gcf2, though I can't go back and check,

> The old stuff has timers to do periodic cleanup, but the new
> stuff is trickier as the cost of a restart is higher...
> It should be alright to wire up the old timers to ALL.git with
> (hundreds) of inboxes lore currently has.  git 2.33+ should be
> better when we get into the thousands; but it's still not
> great.

Well, it may also not be something that's the responsibility of public-inbox
either, e.g. other long-running daemons don't perform such checks. We can just
issue a reload after we've done repacking.

I was just wondering if perhaps you already did something that would recognize
that old pack files have gone away.


  reply	other threads:[~2021-09-21 20:57 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-09-21 14:47 Holding on to deleted packfiles Konstantin Ryabitsev
2021-09-21 19:06 ` Eric Wong
2021-09-21 20:57   ` Konstantin Ryabitsev [this message]
2021-09-21 21:37     ` Eric Wong
2021-09-22  9:45       ` [PATCH] gcf2 + extsearch: check for unlinked files on Linux Eric Wong
2021-09-22 19:51         ` Eric Wong
2021-09-23  0:46         ` [PATCH 2/1] daemons: revamp periodic cleanup task Eric Wong

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