[Seaside] Pier backup

Rick Flower rickf at ca-flower.com
Thu May 25 19:26:19 UTC 2006

David T. Lewis wrote:
> If your server is running unix (or Linux), this should do what you want:
>   "UnixProcess saveImageInBackgroundNicely"
> The image will be saved with a time stamped file name. The save is done
> in a lower priority background OS process that should have minimal
> impact on your server image. You could for example set it up like
> this:
>   [[(Delay forSeconds: 4 * 60 * 60) wait. "wait 4 hours"
>   UnixProcess saveImageInBackgroundNicely] repeat] fork
> This requires the OSProcess package from SqueakMap.
> I suspect that you could fill up a disk drive pretty quickly like this,
> so you'll need to come up with some way to purge out the old image
> files. Maybe someone who is doing this already can suggest a good
> approach.
Thanks.. That's pretty much what I was thinking of.. I figured there was 
likely a way to do that..

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