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Re: [opensuse-factory] Optimizing the package manager
  • From: Kenneth Schneider <suse-list3@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2007 12:27:29 -0400
  • Message-id: <1190996849.15995.128.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Fri, 2007-09-28 at 18:01 +0200, Duncan Mac-Vicar Prett wrote:
> On Friday 28 September 2007 15:40:18 Jonathan D. Arnold / Daemon Dancing 
> wrote:
> > You could just ask whenever the YaST package manage UI comes up. Run some
> > metric that checks the size and/or condition of the zypper database and if
> > it is "too big", put up a dialog box that says "The Package Database needs
> > to be optimize. Do it now? Warning - this could take some time to
> > complete."
> 
> Actually, since 3.3.13, sqlite has support for this:
> 
> 2007 February 13 (3.3.13)
>         * Add a "fragmentation" measurement in the output of sqlite3_analyzer.
> 
> So I guess we can use this metric and then we don't need to record the last 
> vacuum.
> 

I tried an Oreck vacuum on my database and it didn't help at all.

:-))

Ken

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