purge sync. replication folder

Patrice gopat at nicematin.fr
Thu Jul 13 11:02:31 EDT 2006

Thank you very much David.
I have just deleted all the old folders.


David Carter wrote:

> On Wed, 12 Jul 2006, Patrice wrote:
>> I have seen that the folder sync.  on my replica contains more than 
>> 1Go of files. can I delete all the content of it or I must keep the 
>> current day with its cache file ? I can do it with or without the 
>> replica stopped ?
> This is equivalent to the stage. area for mail delivery, with a <pid>
> subdirectory for each active sync_server process.
> Active sync./<pid> directories will clear out automatically when the 
> cache file reaches a certain size. Recent 2.3.x releases clear the 
> directory much more aggressively because of a nasty memory leak which 
> appeared when support for partitions was added.
> Old sync./<pid> directories which don't correspond to any running 
> sync_server can be cleared out safely by hand on a running system.

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