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Re: BTW question: how expensive is archive/unarchive

On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 10:00:11AM -0700, Don Armstrong wrote:
> On Wed, 28 Sep 2011, Theodore Ts'o wrote:
> > How expensive is this?  Is archive/unarchive just a flag to prevent
> > spam from getting entered into the bug report, or something more?
> It's mainly just a link/unlink with some indexing afterwards, so it's
> reasonably cheap. Go ahead and run it.

And as for the reason for archiving, yes, it's principally to prevent
spam, with a side order of keeping default package report views down to
a reasonable size.  (One might disagree on the relative priorities of
these, of course ...)

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson@debian.org]

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