Subject Re: [ib-support] When do FB/IB 'flush' to disk?
Author Phil Shrimpton
On Thursday 29 November 2001 08:10, you wrote:


> I believe Phil meant that the engine should allow its buffers to be
> flushed via an external request (by client app, for example). Don't like
> very much this proposal,

I don't really, especially as I need to support different DB OS's, and I
don't want to write differnt code for each.

> but do like the Phil's second one. In fact,
> flushing file buffers in the idle time (yes, it's one more low-priority
> thread) makes sense for me. It's still lazy writes, but much more reliable
> than the current behaviour on Windoze platforms.

If FB could call a 'flush' at a pre-cofigured time (every hour, every day
etc.), that would do the trick.


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