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From Emmanuel Lecharny <elecha...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: What should we do with apacheds-server-tools ?
Date Sat, 05 Jun 2010 08:44:04 GMT
On 6/5/10 10:38 AM, Stefan Seelmann wrote:
> Emmanuel Lecharny wrote:
>    
>> Hi guys,
>>
>> this module is broken since, pfeww, september 11 2008 (what a
>> coincidence ! Bad things always happen on 11/09...)
>>
>> The question is : should we keep going and fix this module or should we
>> move it to the deceased projects ? A thrd option would be to make this
>> module a separate project we can release separately from ADS 2.0.
>>
>> Wdyt is the best ?
>>      
> I think we need to provide some CLI tools for administrating the server.
>   At least we need a tool to re-build the index and to backup and restore
> the data in LDIF format including all operational attributes. Similar to
> OpenLDAP's slapindex, slapcat, and slapadd.
>
> IMO the problem with the current tools is that they are dedicated to
> JDBM partitions and directly works on the *.db files.
>
> Instead I think we should build those tools into the partition
> implementation. We could extend the Partition interface with some new
> methods:
>    void buildIndex();
>    void backup( File/URL toFile );
>    void restore( File/URL fromFile );
> and define extended operations to trigger those methods. The extended
> operations could be invoked from within Studio or from a new CLI tool.
>    
+1. This is most certainly what we need.
> Of course, the problem is (as always) time.
>    
Ahhh... You can't buy time. You can't sell it either ;)


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



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