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From Greg Schueler <g...@dtosolutions.com>
Subject Re: webdav webapp is not relinquishing disk space
Date Wed, 30 Sep 2009 20:04:35 GMT
I see, so as it stands the webdav webapp cannot really be used "standalone"
as a simple file based WebDAV repository solution, because it requires
custom code to in actualy delete files?

On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 12:59 PM, Alexander Klimetschek <aklimets@day.com>wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 20:52, Greg Schueler <greg@dtosolutions.com>
> wrote:
> > Hi, we are using the webdav webapp (jackrabbit-webapp-1.5.5.war)
> configured
> > with the FileDataStore.  We have noticed that files that are deleted from
> > WebDAV do not seem to relinquish any disk space on the server.
> >
> > This page indicates that Garbage collection must be done manually in
> code:
> > http://wiki.apache.org/jackrabbit/DataStore
> >
> > Is this why disk space does not seem to be recovered?
>
> Yes.
>
> >Is there a way to configure the webapp to do this automatically?
>
> No, afaik not. You need to add your custom background service/thread
> to run garbage collection when needed (eg. every night).
>
> Regards,
> Alex
>
> --
> Alexander Klimetschek
> alexander.klimetschek@day.com
>

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