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From Terry <terauck-aou...@yahoo.com.au>
Subject Re: Report a bug
Date Fri, 16 Mar 2012 06:43:42 GMT


----- Original Message -----
> From: Josef Latt <Josef.Latt@gmx.net>
> To: ooo-users@incubator.apache.org
> Cc: 
> Sent: Friday, 16 March 2012 5:31 PM
> Subject: Re: Report a bug
> 
> Hi,
> 
> Am 15.03.2012 23:29, schrieb Rob Weir:
>>  On Thu, Mar 15, 2012 at 4:28 PM, Hagar 
> Delest<hagar.delest@laposte.net>  wrote:
>>> 
>>> <snip>
>> 
>    But I think we know how
>>  to solve, or at least reduce problem #2.  The trick is to reduce the
>>  "window of vulnerability" for total loss by saving initially to a
>>  temporary file, and only after the file is completely saved then
>>  rename it. Since an OS-level rename operation is lighting fast, you
>>  reduce your risk.  And if power does go out during the rename
>>  operation, modern OS's will know enough to rollback the file names so
>>  you still have your temporary file in place.  Then the app can check
>>  for any temporary files when it loads and offer to restore them.
> 
> Whats about the implemented 'AutoRecovery information'. It saves all 
> information to recover files after a crash. AFAIK these information will 
> be deleted after the files are completely saved.
> IMHO its needful to set the recovery time shorter than default.
> 
> AFAIK, the automatic backup was replaced by this function.
> 
> Josef
> 
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> 

Auto-recovery needs to be fixed.  Since starting to use the software about 6 years ago I
have read more than a few complaints about the 'recovery' process over-writing the saved version
of the file with something less than the saved version if not a corrupted version of the file

Terry
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