Subject Re: [ib-support] What is 'orphaned backversions' ?
Author Louis van Alphen
Ann, thanks for the reply. Will the problem be solved if I do a backup &
restore? I don't know GFIX very, but any pointers to the flags and args I
should use for GFIX? Maybe I should RTFM! ;-)


At 13:28 2001-05-23 -0400, you wrote:
>At 09:13 AM 5/23/2001 +0200, Louis van Alphen wrote:
> >"Relationship has 94 orphan backversions (0 in use) in table Skin (133)"
> >
> >What does this mean and how can I fix it?
>That's a benign error - it means that for some reason, records
>the Skin table have been removed (either because they were not
>committed or because the were deleted) but the previous versions
>were not removed. This can happen if the server shuts down
>unexpectedly even if forced writes are enabled. Other than
>occupying space, orphaned back versions do no harm. Gfix should
>get rid of them.