[Glass] Can newExtent accept zipped extents?

Mariano Martinez Peck via Glass glass at lists.gemtalksystems.com
Fri Jan 27 12:03:40 PST 2017

On Fri, Jan 27, 2017 at 5:02 PM, Mariano Martinez Peck <
marianopeck at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Dale,
> I have one me my stones outside gsDevKit with a large size (55GB). I am
> moving this stone to be gsDevKit managed and the first thing I must do is
> this:
> createStone -fg -U $stoneUsername -P $stonePass -s
> /quuve/sites/$sourceStoneName/gemstone/data/extent0.dbf $sourceStoneName
> 3.2.9
> The problem is that underneath it uses `newExtent`  to copy the dbf. See
> this code in `newExtent`:
>  echo "Copy snapshot and remove tranlogs"
>   $GS_HOME/bin/devKitCommandLine newExtent $stoneName $snapshotFile
> That means...I would need yet another 55GB free (without couting the
> backups when tODE is installed..which I know how to avoid), which I don't
> have.
> Is it possible for " $GS_HOME/bin/devKitCommandLine newExtent " to accept
> compressed (gz) dbf?  That way, I can compress my original and pass the
> .gz.dbf.
> Thanks in advance,

Actually, I would be able to pass both:

1) a zip of the extent0.dbf
2) the result of SystemRepository fullBackupCompressedTo:


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