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Re: fsfs-reshard.py not ready for prime time?

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 10 Aug 2008 11:35:38 -0400

On Sun, Aug 10, 2008 at 11:27 AM, Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com> wrote:
> In http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn/trunk/tools/server-side/fsfs-reshard.py,
> this block appears at the end:
>
> if __name__ == '__main__':
> raise Exception, \
> """This script is unfinished and not ready to be used on live data.
> Trust us."""
> main()
>
> The exception-raise was added in r24552 by Malcolm:
>
> * tools/server-side/fsfs-reshard.py
> Prevent use, for now, and add a license block.
>
> Suggested by: cmpilato
>
> Since then there have been a few commits to fsfs-reshard.py, but the
> exception is still in place. Do we know exactly what it is that is
> making fsfs-reshard.py be not ready for production use? The reason I
> ask is that people are starting to write their own reshard scripts (see
> the mail below from users@)...

From what I remember, I thought the only issue was that when you
wanted to use the script to go back to the 1.4 format it took a really
long time.

-- 
Thanks
Mark Phippard
http://markphip.blogspot.com/
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