On Aug 3, 2008, at 4:03 AM, Christian Theune wrote:

> On Fri, 2008-08-01 at 09:21 -0400, Jim Fulton wrote:
>> On Jul 31, 2008, at 1:53 PM, Chris Withers wrote:
>>> What I'd *really* like is a stable zodb release with Christian's
>>> patches for zeoraid and Shane's patches for RelStorage that then
>>> feeds through into a stable release of Zope 2.
>> I'm not familiar with Christians patches. If they are bug fixes, they
>> could make it into 3.8.  I plan to include Shane's patches in 3.9.  
>> I'm
>> not sure when there will be a stable release of 3.9.
> My patches aren't bug fixes and the plan was never to include them to
> ZODB 3.8.
> However, I was hoping for inclusion of at least the
> `storage-iterator-branch` in 3.9 and I asked a few times over the past
> months already for review but haven't gotten any responses at all so
> far. This branch has been used in production for a few month already.

I haven' t had time to review this yet.  I'll get to it eventually.   
I'm sure I'll get to it before 3.9 is released.

> In addition there's the `bushy-directory` branch which introduces a  
> new
> blob directory structure to avoid scalability issues with filesystems
> like ext2/3 that only accept limited numbers of entries in a  
> directory.

Hm, this sounds like a bug fix if it prevents failures.

> This branch is being used in production but needs a little which  
> should
> happen in the next days. (The packing is reported to block.)

Is the packing blockage unique to this branch?

> At last there's a small `ctheune-betterimport` branch which fixes ZEXP
> import for weakref objects and has been sitting around for almost a  
> year
> now too.

Is this a bug fix for 3.8? Or a feature for 3.9?


Jim Fulton
Zope Corporation

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