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

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-11-02 16:25:13 CET

"Glenn A. Thompson" <gthompson@cdr.net> writes:

> >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?

Let's not get ahead of ourselves, here. I said exactly as much as I
meant to say -- no less, no more.

C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato@collab.net>
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