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Re: MySQL Backend

From: Adrian Hoe <mailbox_at_adrianhoe.com>
Date: 2006-01-18 08:06:08 CET

On Jan 18, 2006, at 10:05 AM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:

> On Jan 18, 2006, at 02:16, Adrian Hoe wrote:
>>>> I noticed that someone called Glenn Thompson was working on a
>>>> MySQL backend
>>>> for SVN but his website doesn't show many signs of life and I
>>>> was wondering
>>>> whether anything came from this project and whether someone else
>>>> has been
>>>> working on a similar project?
>>>> I have a repository that I would like to be able to integrate
>>>> into our
>>>> existing MySQL backup system.
>>> Nobody has worked on the proposed SQL backend in quite some time,
>>> AFAIK.
>> I think SVN support for MySQL backend will be hot because of its
>> wide penetration the user community. I would love to use SVN with
>> MySQL too. I wonder why the development team is not interested to
>> look into MySQL. Anyone?
> I must be missing something. What does a complex heavy database
> system like MySQL get you that the light and fast FSFS repository
> format doesn't? In other words, why do you want this? :-)
> Anthony said integration with backup system. Subversion with the
> FSFS backend is exceptionally easy to back up...
> I have nothing against MySQL, and use it for all my web site
> database needs, I just don't see what makes it better (or even
> good) for Subversion.

Replication, rollback, trigger and stored procedures. All these FSFS
does not have and I think (IMO) better than BDB.

"If you missed the rising sun and the morning dew, don't miss the  
beautiful sunset." -- Adrian Hoe inspired by Michal Nowak, June 15 2004
Received on Wed Jan 18 08:08:59 2006

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