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75MB log files for 6MB data?!?

Mar 10, 2012 at 12:52 PM


I just started using the library and im saving about 200 entries in a PersistentDictionary resulting in 6MB of data, but in the directory there are 75MB of *.log files.

Is this really necessary (which would make the library useless for me) or how can I change that behaviour?



Mar 16, 2012 at 5:53 PM

That shouldn't happen, circular logging should keep the size down. Can you give a bit more information:

  1. What version are you using?
  2. Can you give an example of the code you are using to put stuff in the directory?
  3. Can you list the files in the directory, including all the logfiles?



Mar 17, 2012 at 10:19 AM


@1: I'm using V1.6.0.0

@2: I'm putting the following struct into the dictionary (the strings contain Base64-encoded byte[]-data):

public struct ModuleInfoCacheItem
	public string Id;

	public string IconBig;
	public string IconSmall;
	public string Preview;

	public ModuleInfoCacheItem(string id)
		Id = id;
		IconBig = IconSmall = Preview = null;

@3: The folder contains the following files:

  • epc.chk - 8KB
  • epc.log - 1MB
  • epc00xx.log -> xx*66 - 1MB each
  • epcres00001.js - 1MB
  • epcres00001.js - 1MB
  • PersistentDictionary.edb - 6.1MB


The strange thing is, that I use the dictionary in a persitent cache implementation and use a second one to store a DateTimeOffset with the expiration time of each struct and the is only one epc.log file.

Mar 24, 2012 at 11:36 AM

The project where I have that problem is now published, so you can check my implementation:

The usage if the dictionary:

And the "data filling": at the end of the "LoadWebContent"-method