Programmatically save image, and also do it periodically

Janko Mivšek janko.mivsek at
Tue Jan 8 20:54:51 UTC 2008

Avi Bryant wrote:
> On 1/8/08, Janko Mivšek <janko.mivsek at> wrote:
>> That sounds very interesting! An instant snapshot, that's what I am
>> waiting for web application servers which use image as a database. Do
>> you know if someone did some more steps to such snapshot?
> Yes, we've been using it ever since then.  The patches are pretty
> rough and unix specific, though, so I've never sought to get them
> included in the official VM.

Do you think those patches are too dangerous to be included in general 
VM (even if only on unixes)? Where do you see side effects?

But it can be said that you obviously tested them quite intensively and 
quite for a while :)


Janko Mivšek
Smalltalk Web Application Server

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