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Re: [Monotone-devel] oprofile data for mtn 0.37.

From: Zack Weinberg
Subject: Re: [Monotone-devel] oprofile data for mtn 0.37.
Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2008 13:34:54 -0400

On Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 1:21 PM, Jack Lloyd <address@hidden> wrote:
>  > Why not recycle message numbers once completely consumed?
>  This would actually work in many cases, BUT would probably fail
>  horribly if the app doesn't actually read out all of the message data.
>  For instance
>   write one message M1, dont't read it back
>   write 2^32-1 messages, reading each one back
>   write one message M2
>  Now if you ask for the contents of message 0, you get M1 || M2.

I don't follow you there.  M1 is not completely consumed, so it's
still message 0; in this scenario, I was imagining M2 would be message
1?  (Think process IDs.)


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