Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: Oldest transaction far behind...
Author Kjell Rilbe
Den 2011-03-22 09:51 skrev Kjell Rilbe såhär:
> As a final point, the gstat section in the Firebird PDF manual
> ( says (page 7):
> "Snapshot - the ID of the oldest transaction which is currently not
> eligible to be garbage-collected. Any transaction with this or a higher
> ID cannot, yet, have old record versions removed by a sweep, for example."
> I interpreted this as saying that a sweep wouldn't help. Maybe I was
> wrong, but in that case I think this document is misleading.

Well, I was wrong. I see now that I read the paragraph for oldest
snapshot as if it was about the OIT. My mistake.

Kjell Rilbe
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