Persistant disc cache

Steve Fryatt lists at
Mon Jun 9 18:32:47 BST 2014

On 9 Jun, Vincent Sanders wrote in message
    <20140609122032.GP27671 at>:

> On Sun, Jun 08, 2014 at 05:45:17PM +0100, Steve Fryatt wrote:
> Indeed, although disc_cache_age is not implemented right now, there is
> provision within the new system to allow for it. It will mean objects that
> have not been used older than this value will be discarded preventing the
> disc cache from filling with old files no longer used. This is in addition
> to them being discarded when the cache size limit is exceeded.

Would I be best removing the option from the front-end for now?


> > I don't know if this upsets the underlying cache, but I've limited the
> > RISC OS GUI to 2047MB for now.
> Underlying cache does calculations in size_t (unsigned 32bit on RISC OS)
> so should be fine.

It was more that it started creating negative sizes in the GUI.  Although on
reflection that will need fixing in the GUI code, anyway.

Steve Fryatt - Leeds, England

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