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Re: Sharing libsvn_fs_* internals [was: "Locked" messages useless]

From: Glenn A. Thompson <gthompson_at_cdr.net>
Date: 2005-11-02 14:07:53 CET

>There are quite a few similarities in the logic of the backend. The
>foremost difference is that in the BDB code, there are 'trail'
>arguments all over the map, whereas the FSFS code has none. This is a
>pretty significant difference, though.
>
>I spent a few hours thinking about the next generation of our
>filesystem last night, and I'm convinced at this point that to undergo
>some sort of major code unification effort today would be a waste.
>Better to begin thinking about how to properly segregate the business
>logic from the storage format peculiarities in the next generation of
>the filesystem; better still to invest real effort into deciding if
>we've a need for multiple backends at all.
>
>
>
Wow! are you serious? A single backend as in no more vtable at the API?
What release would you see this at?

gat

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