[Monetdb-developers] [Monetdb-checkins] MonetDB/src/gdk gdk_posix.mx, , 1.157, 1.158

Fabian Groffen Fabian.Groffen at cwi.nl
Sat Oct 25 14:13:34 CEST 2008


On 25-10-2008 14:04:29 +0200, Stefan Manegold wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 25, 2008 at 07:30:50AM +0000, Martin Kersten wrote:
> > Update of /cvsroot/monetdb/MonetDB/src/gdk
> > In directory 23jxhf1.ch3.sourceforge.com:/tmp/cvs-serv30373
> > 
> > Modified Files:
> > 	gdk_posix.mx 
> > Log Message:
> > The memory map table maintained for the vmtrim
> > should be aligned to the number of mapped files.
> > In more recent applications, such as the SkyServer
> > this may be around 2000 BATs easily.
> > For the time being the limit of 100 is increased to 4096
> > 
> > The remainder are additions of '#' in error messages
> > to prepare for problems in the API.
> 
> just an idea (without background knowledge):
> shouldn't we introduce a new symbol/chracter in the protocol to indicate
> warnings and informative message?
> '!' indicates errors (obviously never to be ignored)
> '#' indicates (usually to be ignored) comments
> '?' to be added to indicate warnings (and "informative messages)?
> '?' to be added for ... ??

FYI: On Mapi/SQL level, we have these:
! error
# comment/info/warning
% metadata header
& start of header
^ redirect/switch roles
[ data




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