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From "Vikas Bhatia" <vik...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Jackrabbit on DB2 ZOS v 8
Date Thu, 19 Apr 2007 17:47:30 GMT
@David, @Stefan

This is a rare setup and we know it :)

I will put it up on the wiki shortly. Anything beyond that is at the
jackrabbit team's discretion.

Regards.

Vikas

On 4/18/07, David Nuescheler <david.nuescheler@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Vikas,
>
> maybe a contribution as a separate zOS DB2 Persistence Manager would
> be an idea. I could certainly see something like that as a contrib.
> Similar to the Oracle9BundlePersistenceManager idea from  Jukka.
>
> regards,
> david
>
> On 4/18/07, Stefan Guggisberg <stefan.guggisberg@gmail.com> wrote:
> > hi vikas,
> >
> > On 4/16/07, Vikas Bhatia <vik002@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Jackrabbit persistence on DB2 ZOS v 8 is different than it is for most
> > > databases. We had to make certain changes to the jackrabbit core in
> > > order to get it working.
> > >
> > > Changes involved 3 java and 2 ddl and 1 repository.xml file in the paths listed:
> > > * jackrabbit-core/src/main/java/org/apache/jackrabbit/core/fs/db
> > > DatabaseFileSystem.java
> > > DB2FileSystem.java
> > > db2-zos.ddl
> > >
> > > * jackrabbit-core/src/main/java/org/apache/jackrabbit/core/persistence/db
> > > DatabasePersistenceManager.java
> > > db2-zos.ddl
> > >
> > > * repository.xml
> > >
> > > We would like to contribute these changes back to the community since
> > > they might help someone in the future.
> > >
> > > Ideally these changes should be reflected in the upcoming releases but
> > > DB2 ZOS has limitation on 8 character tablespace and database names.
> > > Thus we had to change the java files and hardcode a couple of values
> > > in the repository.xml. The default workspace had to be changed to def.
> > > Workspaces created using this code again have to take into account the
> > > 8 character limit. These changes might not be compatible with all
> > > databases. In that case we could just contribute this code into the
> > > contrib dir or put it up on the wiki.
> > >
> > > Please advice.
> >
> > first of all i'd like to thank you for sharing this information with the list.
> >
> > since using jackrabbit with db2 on z/OS is probably not a very common
> > setup putting this information on the wiki would IMO be the best solution.
> >
> > cheers
> > stefan
> >
> > >
> > > Vikas.
> > >
> >
>

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