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  1. WiredTiger
  2. WT-1254

truncating mapped files

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    • Type: Task
    • Status: Closed
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: WT2.4.0
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      WiredTiger truncates mapped files in some cases (for example, if a checkpoint/snapshot is opened before the live system is "recovered", or if a checkpoint is deleted that allows the file to be shortened while other checkpoints are open in other cursors).

      Truncating a mapped file is problematical on some historic POSIX systems, and disallowed on Windows.

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              • Assignee:
                keith.bostic Keith Bostic
                Reporter:
                keith.bostic Keith Bostic
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