testing the book zeroing code (maybe for backport?)

David Reiser dbreiser at earthlink.net
Wed Feb 6 11:08:05 EST 2008

On Feb 6, 2008, at 10:35 AM, Tim Wunder wrote:

> On Wednesday 06 February 2008 10:16:53 am Andrew Sackville-West wrote:
>> On Tue, Feb 05, 2008 at 08:39:52AM -0500, Derek Atkins wrote:
>> I *still* haven't tested it (school's got me so busy) but I would
>> agree with Tim, that maybe there should be some indicator of  
>> progress,
>> or at least a "now closing books, this may take a while" notice. But
>> that's by no meanas a deal breaker for me, just a courtesy for those
>> of us with big files.
> It'd be interesting to see how long it takes for you if indeed you  
> do have a
> big file. Derek's file has more accounts, mine has more transactions  
> and we
> have significantly different experiences with how long the book  
> close takes.
> Tim

Is there a convenient way to count total transactions? I have about  
100 expense accounts and 20 income accounts with a 16MB uncompressed  
data file, and it took just over 4 minutes to close my books as of  
today for about 3 years worth of transactions. Mac OS X 10.5, ppc G5  
chip, svn r16781

David Reiser
dbreiser at earthlink.net

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