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From Andrea Gariboldi <>
Subject Re: [ApacheDS] Oracle partition committed to ldif-partition branch
Date Mon, 06 Apr 2009 18:29:36 GMT
Sounds like the chicken and the egg problem, let me now if i can help on


2009/4/6, Alex Karasulu <>:
> Hi Andrea,
> On Mon, Apr 6, 2009 at 1:59 PM, Andrea Gariboldi <
>> wrote:
>> I'll be able to configure the ou=schema partition in this branch?
>> Cause for now i left it for the future because it was not configurable.
> We have these goals in the near future:
>   o combine schema and system areas into one under the ou=system partition
>   o allow users to choose which partition type they like for the system
> partition
> The second goal is harder to do considering some of the new problems we're
> going to have to overcome when keeping configuration and schema data in LDIF
> files.

Remember the question you asked about setting up a configuration area
> without loading schema or partitions? This is pretty hard to do when some of
> those attributes need schema information associated with them.  Regardless I
> think we can find a way to solve your problem of swapping in the Oracle
> partition to get schema info.  I don't have all the answers right now but
> I'm sure we'll find them in time.
> So maybe this merges back into the trunk before we solve these issues but
> we can keep working it.
> Alex
>> 2009/4/6, Alex Karasulu <>:
>>> I just committed Andrea's Oracle Partition contribution to the
>>> ldif-partition branch that was created a couple weeks back.  There are
>>> several reasons for this:
>>>   o this branch has a better breakdown of packages
>>>   o some of Andrea's unfortunate workarounds due to poor design will go
>>> away
>>>   o attached tests can be used to make sure Andreas partition behaves
>>> appropriately
>>>   o making our way to having partitions separated from large core package
>>> Note that I plan to merge this partition back into the trunk after the
>>> 1.5.5 release when everything is looking good.  The neat thing about this is
>>> when we're done here in a short while we will have 4 separate partition
>>> types:
>>>   o oracle
>>>   o avl
>>>   o ldif
>>>   o jdbm
>>> That will be pretty cool.
>>> Thanks,
>>> Alex

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