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From "David Nuescheler" <david.nuesche...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Jackrabbit on DB2 ZOS v 8
Date Wed, 18 Apr 2007 13:44:24 GMT
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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