I also use this feature but I would be happy to stop using it if it made the code materially simpler to maintain.
- C On Wed, 2005-06-29 at 15:31 -0400, Jeremy Hylton wrote: > On 6/29/05, Tim Peters <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > [Tim Peters] > > >> .... > > >> As before, I'd run a different ZEO server for each database. I'm not > > >> sure that what you're doing here will be supported for much longer (or > > >> really even _is_ supported anymore -- see my last msg). > > > > [Dieter Maurer] > > > I do not know whether it is supported but it works in ZODB 3.2. > > > > > > Why do you want to cancel this? > > > > I didn't say I would cancel it / rip it out. I said it's undocumented, > > untested, and that its status is unclear; and I quoted a comment from > > current ZODB source that strongly seemed to imply its author (probably > > Jeremy) believed it was already dead meat ("This argument is primarily for > > backwards compatibility with servers that supported multiple storages" -- > > why did the comment use past tense if the current code still supports > > multiple storages? > > I used the past tense because I thought we had decided to cancel the > feature at some point. The feature itself has been around and > undocumented for much longer. The reason I want to remove the feature > is that it adds complexity to the software and configuration without > providing much real benefit. The benefit is that you get to run > several storages using a single ZEO server process and TCP port. It's > probably not a good idea to use a single process for many servers, > although it might be convenient to use a single port. > > Reasons to get rid of it (recalling these from the distant past): > - People were confused about what the feature actually did. I helped > people several people debug problems that were caused by confusion > around this feature. > - It's probably better to run separate ZEO processes (possibly on > different machines). > - There would be less code to maintain and few features to test. > > Jeremy > _______________________________________________ > For more information about ZODB, see the ZODB Wiki: > http://www.zope.org/Wikis/ZODB/ > > ZODB-Dev mailing list - ZODB-Dev@zope.org > http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zodb-dev > _______________________________________________ For more information about ZODB, see the ZODB Wiki: http://www.zope.org/Wikis/ZODB/ ZODB-Dev mailing list - ZODB-Dev@zope.org http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zodb-dev