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From Robert Newson <rnew...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [jira] [Commented] (COUCHDB-1643) Switch to V8
Date Sat, 26 Jan 2013 09:45:13 GMT
Only physically.

On 26 January 2013 10:38, Jason Smith <jhs@iriscouch.com> wrote:
> You might think so based on my behavior. But I am 31, in fact. I will be 32
> in March.
>
>
> On Sat, Jan 26, 2013 at 9:20 AM, Robert Newson <rnewson@apache.org> wrote:
>
>> Jason's 7, actually.
>>
>> On 26 January 2013 10:19, Robert Newson <rnewson@apache.org> wrote:
>> > For view callbacks, we also want to insist on an upper runtime bound,
>> > the os_process_timeout feature that protects us (somewhat) from
>> > runaway functions.
>> >
>> > On 26 January 2013 08:39, Jason Smith (JIRA) <jira@apache.org> wrote:
>> >>
>> >>     [
>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/COUCHDB-1643?page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:comment-tabpanel&focusedCommentId=13563398#comment-13563398]
>> >>
>> >> Jason Smith commented on COUCHDB-1643:
>> >> --------------------------------------
>> >>
>> >> A few more (starting to overlap a bit but IMO that is fine):
>> >>
>> >> 5. require() is not possible. There is no access to any
>> functions/objects/APIs except what is given. In fact, require() is to load
>> from the ddoc, not Node.js.
>> >> 6. Nothing from the "couch" side of the call stack is visible, e.g.
>> `(new Error).stack` is unhelpful
>> >> 7. DOS is not possible, e.g. while(true) {}
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>> Switch to V8
>> >>> ------------
>> >>>
>> >>>                 Key: COUCHDB-1643
>> >>>                 URL:
>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/COUCHDB-1643
>> >>>             Project: CouchDB
>> >>>          Issue Type: Improvement
>> >>>          Components: JavaScript View Server
>> >>>            Reporter: Jan Lehnardt
>> >>>
>> >>> I’d like to propose that we switch to the V8 JavaScript engine to
>> mitigate the various issues we have with SpiderMonkey.
>> >>> This ticket acts as the meta-issue where we can discuss whether we all
>> agree and what needs doing. individual tasks then can get their own tickets.
>> >>
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>
>
>
> --
> Iris Couch

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