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From:Siegfried Heintze Date:August 4 2005 12:30am
Subject:Where did my disk space go?
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I've been using Perl 8.4+ (ActiveState) on WinXP. My program runs for many
(> 20) hours issuing SQL UPDATE and DELETE commands. The update commands
should not be increasing the storage requirements, I'm just updating integer
values.

I've noticed several times now that I run out of disk space. I started with
a gigabyte free. Last time, I aborted the program, compressed my disk,
retrieved much lost disk space and started again.

Now I tried that again: no luck. I rebooted and recompressed again. I'm
still out of disk space.

It seems that MySQL just keeps using more and more disk space.

How can I retrieve my lost disks pace?

Thanks,
Siegfried

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