[IAEP] [ANNOUNCE] Sucrose 0.83.4 Development Release

Martin Langhoff martin.langhoff at gmail.com
Fri Jan 23 10:42:12 EST 2009

On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 4:22 PM, Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu at sugarlabs.org> wrote:
> I actually would have appreciated more feedback when I asked for it
> some months ago. Anyway, I trust this layout change will simplify
> things for you at the end.

Sorry, I probably hid at the sight of "Journal rewrite proposal".
There were several in the air. The changes you have made are good, I
just didn't know that one of the journal reimplementations had
actually gone ahead :-)

Is it possible for you to add a single file that says the "journal
storage" version at the root of it? Something like

   $ cat .sugar/default/datastore/store/format

That would make things a ton easier for ds-backup. ds-backup client
can read that file and tell the server that it's a "format 2" backup,
so the server can re-org the files before the client rsyncs across...

Without something like that, an upgrade to a new format in a large
school would swamp RF for days...

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