[tahoe-dev] timestamps on mutable files

Shawn Willden shawn at willden.org
Mon Jan 4 21:45:41 UTC 2010


On Mon, Jan 4, 2010 at 11:10 AM, Jody Harris <imhavoc at gmail.com> wrote:
> Okay, if immutable files are my only choice, how do I do garbage collection
> to insure that a minimum of dead space is taken up by "yesterday's" files?

BTW, storage space is another reason to prefer immutable files for
backup.  Storage of immutable files is idempotent, in the sense that
if a given client stores the same file content multiple times, only
one copy is stored in the grid.  The same is not true for mutable
files.

-- 
Shawn



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