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From "Stefan Guggisberg" <stefan.guggisb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Jackrabbit on DB2 ZOS v 8
Date Wed, 18 Apr 2007 13:08:54 GMT
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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