[PATCH] [REVIEW:3-5,3-6] size optimisation
michael.meeks at suse.com
Wed Jul 4 03:46:47 PDT 2012
On Tue, 2012-07-03 at 20:33 +0200, Lionel Elie Mamane wrote:
> I'm unsure whether I should apply this to libreoffice-3-6 or maybe
> even libreoffice-3-5; I'd be glad of your opinions.
Sounds reasonable for -3-6 to me (but doesn't require approval there as
a bug fix:-).
> This patch tells HSQLDB, on each flush, to "defrag" the database. This
> can take time for big databases :-| and will happen at least for each
> file save operation.
I would add a magic env-var to turn that on/off - so people can (at a
pinch) disable it if need be (and we can isolate it's effect better).
> The alternative would be to introduce an UI element
> "compress/cleanup/defrag database", but:
> 1) It would necessarily be specific to sdbc(x) direct drivers as AFAIK
> odbc / jdbc / ... don't have a standard way to do such an
> 4) More work, and touching the UI, so I won't do it by myself. If we
> decide it is the better idea and someone wants to collaborate on
We could add an easy hack or something. If we could abstract the
hoovering in some nice way in the code, so this is possible later, I'd
be happier - but - you're the boss in base :-)
So - I'd just go for it, and wait for user feedback during 3.6 beta.
michael.meeks at suse.com <><, Pseudo Engineer, itinerant idiot
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