[ic] [interchange] Only apply GDBM filters if they are not already installed

Stefan Hornburg (Racke) racke at linuxia.de
Fri Aug 31 15:08:41 UTC 2012

On 08/31/2012 05:05 PM, Gert van der Spoel wrote:
>> On 08/31/2012 04:53 PM, Mike Heins wrote:
>>> Quoting David Christensen (david at endpoint.com):
>>>> On Aug 31, 2012, at 5:33 AM, Stefan Hornburg (Racke) wrote:
>>>>> What about using DBM_Filter?
>>>>> https://metacpan.org/module/DBM_Filter
>>>>> That seems to have an easier interface and comes with Perl.
>>>>> Regards
>>>>>          Racke
>>>> I believe that's already the interface it's using; see `perldoc
>> perldbmfilter`.
>>>> As far as Mike's concern, we could just do one check to see if it's
>>>> already installed. I'll re-review the docs and revise the patch.
>>> Thanks, David. I'm a strong believer in trying to cut overhead
>>> wherever possible. It's small, but over thousands of requests it
>>> can be appreciable.
>> What about cutting out all the overhead for "crazy" shipping? O:-)
> What about just shoving this one in the single database of choice
> (mysql/postgres etc) aswell and deprecate the whole GDBM thing? :)   Will
> make things also easier/more clear for a curious newcomer and solves a bug
> or 2,3,4 ... or something along the way.

The only cure is to abandon the whole IC5 codebase.
Just give me one more year to accomplish this task :-).


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