[rc5] client option

Tim Charron tcharron at interlog.com
Thu Oct 23 22:56:04 EDT 1997


> I was wondering what the "checkpointfile" is used for?
> 
> If you don't have it specified on the hidden client you get like a buffer error.

Checkpoint files are re-written every five minutes.  If the machine 
crashes, or the client is killed without a nice shutdown, then less 
than 5 minutes work are actually lost.

The buffer errors are unrelated (I hope).

-- Tim

Tim Charron
tcharron at interlog.com
tcharron at ctfinance.com
http://www.interlog.com/~tcharron/

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