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From Paco Avila <pav...@git.es>
Subject Re: modify a node type definition
Date Thu, 30 Nov 2006 10:05:26 GMT
El jue, 30-11-2006 a las 11:50 +0200, Jukka Zitting escribió:
> Hi,
> On 11/30/06, Paco Avila <pavila@git.es> wrote:
> > El jue, 30-11-2006 a las 09:55 +0100, Stefan Guggisberg escribió:
> > > if you add mix:referenceable to an existing node type, existing nodes
> > > of that node type would be in an inconsistent state as they don't
> > > have the jcr:uuid property. that's why you can't add it.
> >
> > But I can add this "mix:referenceable" to all the existing node, isn't
> > it? So the stats will not be inconsistent.
> The problem with applying the change to the node type rather than
> individual nodes is that the node type modification implies a global
> modification of all nodes of that type. We currently don't have the
> functionality in place to achieve such large-scale modifications. Thus
> the "not yet implemented" message.

Ok, I didn't understand the message.

> I would very much like to see us eventually getting to a point where
> we can implement such operations, but that will probably not happen in
> the next few releases since the amount of required effort is
> considerable. Most likely we'll see a sequence of incremental steps to
> support ever larger node type modifications.

O, I see. The other option is create a new repository with the
"mix:referencable" in the node definition al migrate all the nodes. But
I'll lose the history :(
Paco Avila <pavila@git.es>

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