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Re: A couple simple questions (hopefully)

daemon@ATHENA.MIT.EDU (Tue May 30 15:30:30 2000 )

Date: Tue, 30 May 2000 12:29:54 -0700
To: coldstuff@cold.org
From: Jeff Kesselman <Jeffrey.Kesselman@eng.sun.com>
In-Reply-To: <00053015412805.19100@devil>
Reply-To: coldstuff@cold.org

At 03:37 PM 5/30/00 -0300, you wrote:
>On Tue, 30 May 2000, Brandon Gillespie wrote:
> > Because objects are inherently persistent in ColdC, they also have a
> > unique identifier.  This means you can theoretically run out of
> > identifiers since it is a signed 32bit number.

Um. I ASSUMED destroyed IDs are eventually reclaimed.

is this not true? Does the DB NEVER compact?


Jeff Kesselman
Performance Engineer
Sun/Java Software
Co-author of Java(tm) Platform Performance
ISBN: 0-201-70969-4