[RC5] Suggestion

Scott Dodson sdodson at eagle4.cc.gasou.edu
Sun Dec 15 22:56:47 EST 2002


> Personally, I don't see why the new client, upon installation, doesn't
> just flush the old blocks, or tell the old one to do so, etc.  It's a
> bit bizarre that the new client knows where the old client is, shuts it
> down, installs itself over the top, and doesn't think to either check
> for existing blocks, or even to flush them.  Hell, it could even give a
> warning to the user, couldn't it?
>
> Steve

The only time this happens is when you go from 2.8 to 2.9 version
clients.  This will not happen again until the buffer format changes.
All other upgrades will simply restart the block that is currently
being worked on.

--
Scott


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