>>>>> "quanah" == Quanah Gibson-Mount <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: quanah> I found that OSX acts different -- It actually allocates the quanah> entire size of the database on disk, regardless of how much is quanah> used. That may be common to all the BSDs. Redhat, too. The DB is the maxsize size. That's why I asked. Thanks anyway.