[RC5] stats update

Jim C. Nasby jim at nasby.net
Sun Dec 29 16:37:48 EST 2002

On Wed, Dec 18, 2002 at 05:41:42PM +0100, Dennis Lubert wrote:
> What about making the stats updates as soon as possible, so that when a 
> stats run is done, the next one is started ? That should result in changes 
> every few hours, so not really live, but could be easily done with the 
> current stats system (I hope)
Actually, it can't. Only running the stats run once per day allows the
code to make assumptions that a) simplify the code and b) speed things
up. Not to mention that we intentionally don't want multiple updates per
day, for reasons that others have already stated.
Jim C. Nasby (aka Decibel!)                    jim at nasby.net
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