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Re: SQL database (FAQ?)

From: B. W. Fitzpatrick <fitz_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2003-10-02 22:16:13 CEST

Kean Johnston <jkj@sco.com> writes:
> All,
> I am sure this must be a FAQ, but I did look in the svn FAQ and didn't
> see it. I've found a few articles refering to using SQL as the backend
> database, but they mention some FS API rewrite. So please forgive the
> FAQ, but is anyone working on, or would anyone be interesting in working
> on getting SVN to use an SQL database for its data store.

You need to talk to Glenn A. Thompson, also known as 'gat'. He started
work on the SQL backend before getting pulled off for other things In
Real Life. I would suggest contacting him at gthompson@cdr.net, but
gat's kind of like Kibo... He'll pop up whenever you mention his name.


> I am thinking of PostgreSQL rather than MySQL, mostly becuase it works
> on the platform *I* care about, and becuase I think its a more mature
> SQL environment and more likely to address SVN's needs.

You'll have to take that up with gat. :)


Brian W. Fitzpatrick    <fitz_at_red-bean.com>   http://www.red-bean.com/fitz/
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