[RC5] work unit rotation

Mike Reed mikereedwt at gmail.com
Wed Sep 5 18:12:28 EDT 2012


What is wrong with letting the client handle the buffers?

Kind regards,
On Sep 5, 2012 8:43 PM, "Robert A. Rosenberg" <dnet at rarpsl.com> wrote:

> At 08:38 -0700 on 09/05/2012, jp68 wrote about [RC5] work unit rotation:
> >What I'm  wondering is if there is any work unit date/age selection
> >involved so
> >that the oldest work units in the buff-in file would be completed before
> >newer ones were??
> While I can not answer your question, if your intent is to insure
> that old units are processed before new ones, you can do this by
> setting your running client to flush its work into a 2nd set of
> buffers as well as refresh from the 2nd set of buffers. By keeping
> the number of work units low it will periodically flush and refresh.
> The 2nd set of buffers are controlled by a 2nd client you just launch
> to do the -import (and you just copy the completed work to your flash
> drive and delete the file). This will cause the refresh to get the
> oldest units.
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