Subject RE: [firebird-support] Gbak, sweep, and the page cache
Author Rick Debay
Would it be worthwhile to submit a feature request that these utilities
circumvent the page cache, or is this not feasible due to architecture
or implementation?

-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Ann W. Harrison
Sent: Thursday, April 19, 2007 10:44 AM
Subject: Re: [firebird-support] Gbak, sweep, and the page cache

Rick Debay wrote:
> Does backup effectively flush the page cache due to it reading every
> record? How about sweep?

Yes to both. Anything that reads the whole database will flush the



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