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Re: Move using initial state

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 6 Sep 2013 12:46:12 -0500

On Fri, Sep 6, 2013 at 10:50 AM, Philip Martin
<philip.martin_at_wandisco.com> wrote:
>...
> again either invalid or switched. This implies that if we want to
> combine

They are already combined. One person is trying to *decombine* them
into separate non-atomic unknown-duration actions.

>
> move_away A, id=1
> move_here id=1, B
>
> into a single
>
> move A, B
>
> then move and alter need to be combined:
>
> move_dir A, B, children=, props=
> move_file A, B, checksum=, props=

Well, that is one possibility. But then you also need move_symlink(A,
B, target=, props=). And if we ever add a fourth node type... another
entrypoint.

Same issue for copy().

It was a difficult decision in the Ev2 design.

Cheers,
-g
Received on 2013-09-06 19:46:47 CEST

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