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Re: [RFC] Defer FSFS revprop refactoring to 1.8

From: Julian Foad <julian.foad_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Fri, 08 Jul 2011 10:20:18 +0100

Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> RFC:
>
> * Remove revprops.db code from trunk and 1.7
> * Release 1.7 with FSFS f4
> (this is the format that 1.6 used)
> * Implement revprops packing in f6 and release that in 1.8

+1.

- Julian

> This has seen some support on IRC, posting here for objections.
>
>
> >Subject: [Issue 3944] redefine revprop handling in FSFS f5 (creating FSFS
> > f6)
> >
> > ------- Additional comments from danielsh_at_tigris.org Thu Jul 7 14:37:24 -0700 2011 -------
> > I'm moving this to 1.8, since the design discussions don't seem to keep springing new ideas and no
> > one wants to redesign the FS under time pressure and release it a week later.
> >
> > In the meantime the thread has grown with several suggestions (some of which should be
> > implemented), and design and implementation have started on the revprop-packing branch.
> >
> > In the meantime, I'll open a new issue to rip out FSFS f5 from trunk. (The new code will be called f6.)
> > That's all we need to do prior to 1.7.0.
> >
> > ------------------------------------------------------
>
> > Subject: [Issue 3952] New - rip out FSFS SQLite-based revprops code (f5)
> >
> > ------- Additional comments from danielsh_at_tigris.org Thu Jul 7 14:41:32 -0700 2011 -------
> > See issue #3944.
> >
> > Currently (f5) FSFS packs revprops into SQLite. We want to redesign that (calling the new design f6),
> > but we don't have time for that before releasing 1.7.0. As an interim solution, this issue calls for
> > removing f5 from trunk, releasing 1.7 with f4 (the same as in 1.6).
> >
> > Looking forward, issue #3944 calls for of designing and releasing f6 in 1.8.
> >
> > Format 5 will remain unsupported into the future; repositories that use it (created by 1.7-dev) will
> > have to be dump/loaded using trunk/1.7.0-alpha3 code. A tools/ scripts to upgrade/downgrade f5
> > into f4 or f6 may be written in the future.
> >
> > ------------------------------------------------------
Received on 2011-07-08 11:21:15 CEST

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