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From "Emmanuel Lecharny (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] Resolved: (DIRSERVER-1155) Use the rollback mechanism to restore the base when schema is modified
Date Wed, 02 Jun 2010 18:23:40 GMT


Emmanuel Lecharny resolved DIRSERVER-1155.

    Resolution: Fixed

The way we handle the schema right now forbid the injection of a wrong schema. The nexly modified
schema is always tested against inconsistancies, and rollbacked if proved to be wrong

> Use the rollback mechanism to restore the base when schema is modified
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: DIRSERVER-1155
>                 URL:
>             Project: Directory ApacheDS
>          Issue Type: New Feature
>            Reporter: Emmanuel Lecharny
>             Fix For: 2.0.0-RC1
> It would be a great improvement to be able to rollback a schema modification if the schema
is invalid. 
> For instance, injecting a wrong schema will result in an error when restarting the server,
forbiding you to use the server anymore, unless the schema directory is destroyed.
> This is axceptable if you inject the modifications in one shot, but certainly not if
it's done little by little.
> I wouls suggest that we track schema modifications somwhere in the DIT (like what we
do with LDIF inject files), and allow the user to launch the server with an option telling
the server to restart in the latest correct schema version.
> Another option would be to revert to the previous version if we get an error while loading
the schema.

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