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Re: FSFS successor ID design draft

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2011 08:49:06 -0400

On 08/26/2011 08:32 AM, Ivan Zhakov wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 15:14, Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de> wrote:
>> Below is an initial draft of a design for successor-IDs in FSFS.
>> It is a bit long, but I hope it covers all relevant points in
>> sufficient detail.
>>
>> Please share your thoughts on this. I have most likely missed a few things.
>>
>> If we like it I will put it into the repository for further editing,
>> either in notes/ on trunk or onto the fsfs-successor ID branch.
>>
>> If this design has some severe problem I don't mind going back to
>> the drawing board. This is my first shot, afterall :)
>>
> Hi Stefan,
>
> I've may be stupid question: what is the purpose of storing
> fsfs-successor ID? Do we need them for proper handling of
> moves/renames or for something else?

We need them for forward-direction history searching, move handing, and
answering the top-ten enterprise question "I fixed this bug HERE, but in
what other branches does the same bug exist?"

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C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
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Received on 2011-08-26 14:50:00 CEST

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