lots of .hdx files
asqueaker at gmail.com
Thu Apr 3 23:41:10 UTC 2008
> Looking at that page, it says:
> "These files are automatically cleaned up when the session disconnects."
> The trouble is, what if you have, say, a long running MagmaSession
> driving a Seaside application? In my case, I'm just using the
> MagmaSoloAuto helper, since it's a fairly simple, low-traffic
> application, but because (as I understand it) the underlying
> MagmaSession object *isn't* disconnected across Seaside session
> boundaries, I get a huge number of .hdx files that never get deleted.
> Or, at least, that's my speculation. Does this sound likely?
> Ultimately, my particular problem is that this behaviour, combined
> with the open-file limits on seasidehosting.st, makes my application
> impossible to deploy there, as it rapidly exceeds the maximum number
> of open files allowed.
No, the number of open files has nothing to do with the number of
"transient" subcollections you've created. Please see the method:
"Set the maximum number of simultaneously-open files that Magma will have."
repository filePoolSize: anInteger
> Of course, for all that griping, the question is what to do about it.
- stop using the "luxury" features that create subcollections
- Have you considered using #select: instead of #where:?
I'll try to think of other ideas, but it's hard without knowing more
about your app..
> At minimum, I'd like to be able to instruct Magma to throw away
> transient indexes at some time of my own choosing (in particular, when
> a Seaside session expires). Is this at all possible?
There is no support for that, but it might be possible to do. The
trouble is you could still have a reference to the sub-MagmaCollection
in your image and try to access it. That would cause a "object not
Have you considered
> Heck, even the
> stopgap solution of having these files *not* held open would be
> useful, though I have no idea if that's doable, either.
If you are exceeding your hosting requirements you need to set down
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