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From Emmanuel Lecharny <elecha...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Merging XDBM modules
Date Mon, 17 May 2010 22:27:08 GMT
On 5/17/10 11:07 PM, Stefan Seelmann wrote:
> Hi dev,
>
> we have a very deep dependency hierarchy within apacheds:
>
> jdbm-partition            has dependency to
> |- xdbm-search            has dependency to
>     |- jdbm-store          has test dependency to
>        |- core-avl         has dependency to
>           |- xdbm-base     has dependency to
>              |- core-api   has dependency to
>
> As far as I know xdbm has been spitted into two separate modules to
> decouple it from jdbm but keep the search engine (xdbm-search) testable
> using jdbm-store, which is an implementation of xdbm-base.
>
> Today we have another store implementation, the in-memory AVL store.
> This would make it possible to merge xdbm-base and xdbm-search again. A
> requirement is to move the AVL store classes from avl-partition to xdbm
> and use the AVL store for testing the XDBM search engine.
>
> The resulting dependency tree then would look like this:
>
> jdbm-partition
> |- jdbm-store
>     |- xdbm (merged xdbm-search and xdbm-base plus AVL store classes)
>        |- core-avl
>        |- core-api
>
> IMO this step brings lot of advantages: Less modules. Less dependencies.
> XDBM gets completely decoupled from JDBM.
>
> Thoughts?
>    
+1

However, as it may break a lot of things can you do this big change in a 
branch, then merge it ?

Thanks !


-- 
Regards,
Cordialement,
Emmanuel L├ęcharny
www.nextury.com



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