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From "Michael Neale" <michael.ne...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: modify a node type definition
Date Fri, 01 Dec 2006 15:03:41 GMT
Thanks Jukka.
When you say "don't use versioning" - can I use versioning in the "source"
repo, but dump it out without the history?

On 11/30/06, Jukka Zitting <jukka.zitting@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> On 11/30/06, Michael Neale <michael.neale@gmail.com> wrote:
> > So any hints on how best to design things to make "migration" as easy as
> > possible in future? any magic tricks?
>
> Good question. Some rules of thumb:
>
> * When developing your application, use an XML import or a simple
> builder application to set up your test content. This way you can
> easily scrap the entire test repository, make any modifications (node
> type changes, etc.) you need, and then recreate the test repository
> without worrying about migrating existing content.
>
> * Avoid putting things directly below the root node. Use a top-level
> node like /my:root or /my:content and place all your application
> content under that. This way you can easily export/import content
> using the standard XML mappings without having to worry about the
> protected /jcr:system subtree.
>
> * If your have lots of content, then you should structure it so that
> you can export and import it in smaller pieces. If you use references,
> make sure that you can import the parts being referenced before the
> referencing parts.
>
> * Don't use versioning. As of now Jackrabbit doesn't support migrating
> version histories across repositories. This will likely change sooner
> or later, but I wouldn't yet count on it.
>
> There is quite a lot of demand for more comprehensive backup/restore
> and migration tools so at least I'm quite confident that sooner or
> later (hopefully within next year :-) we'll have support for those use
> cases. Nicolas' GSoC project was a good start towards achieving that
> goal.
>
> BR,
>
> Jukka Zitting
>

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