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From Stefan Guggisberg <stefan.guggisb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Jackrabbit expects a particular Oracle driver
Date Fri, 04 Apr 2008 20:42:29 GMT


On 04.04.2008, at 20:44, "Esteban Franqueiro" <esteban.franqueiro@bea.com 
 > wrote:

> Hi Stefan.
>
>> in an ideal world we'd only need one DbFileSystem and
>> DbPersistenceManager implementation
>> in jackrabbit ;) however, certain (more or less subtle)
>> vendor-specific differences/features
>> needed to be addressed in specialized subclasses.
>>
>> OracleFileSystem is just an example of this. the oracle jdbc drivers
>> prior to version 10.?
>> only exposed Blob support through vendor specific classes, hence the
>> oracle.sql.BLOB
>> reference.
>
> Maybe we should rename this class as Oracle9FileSystem or  
> Oracle101FileSystem, or something similar,
> and provide another impl that works with newer versions and doesn't  
> depend on that class?

Yes, I thought of that aswell. However, just renaming the existing  
class is probably not an option since it would break backward  
compatibility.

What do you suggest? Any other good ideas?

Cheers
Stefan

>
> Thanks!
>
> Esteban Franqueiro
> esteban.franqueiro@bea.com
>
>
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