[rc5] stupid Q about buff-in (?)

Milton Forte II mwf at ibm.net
Mon Jun 30 12:34:55 EDT 1997


In <33B71792.162E at craft.clarkson.edu>, on 06/29/97 
   at 10:18 PM, "Eric D. Rossman" <rossmaed at craft.camp.clarkson.edu> said:

>E.M. Huisman wrote:
>> 
>> Hi once again,
>> 
>> After flush I noticed that the buff-in.rc5 stays at the same filesize.
>> Is this normal ?  

Flush is sending completed blocks to the server.  Completed blocks data is
kept in buff-out.rc5.

>I think it is, but I'm no expert.  As far as I can tell, it just updates the
>pointer in buff-in.rc5, and the only time that it would change size would be
>if you change the buffer size in the config menu.

>>         After a fetch, it only gets bigger (ie: 1992 to 6208 bytes > after fetch....)
>> 
>> My rc5.ini   :
>> 
>>>> SNIP <<<
>> I want to have a buffer upto 50 blocks, so that I can fetch and flush > about once per
>> day at the suitable time without runing out of blocks. It will take > > about 36hours to
>> complete 50 blocks.
>> 
>> Improvements ? ( Where can I put my email address ?)

rc5v2 -config (option 1)

>I think that you put your email address in under "id" (the default is #rc5)

>> 
>> Erik
>> 

>Eric :)

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