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From "Stefan Guggisberg" <stefan.guggisb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: blobs
Date Fri, 17 Aug 2007 13:27:00 GMT
On 8/16/07, Mark Waschkowski <mwaschkowski@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I noticed the thread below which talks about blobs being copied to the local
> file system unnecessarily when using DbFileSystem, and since the system I'm
> working on will be using blobs frequently and (you guessed it) uses
> DbFileSystem, I was concerned:
> http://www.mail-archive.com/users@jackrabbit.apache.org/msg01758.html
> Jukka had mentioned:
> "Unfortunately currently only file system based blob stores avoid this
> copying."
> Since loading of blobs can be a time consuming operation, would it be
> worthwhile creating a Jira issue about optimizing the copying when using
> DbFileSystem, or will be fixed as part of the patch
> http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/JCR-926 ?

using a global data store for binaries (as suggested in JCR-926) would allow
for deferred/on-demand spooling of the binary property value (e.g. when
calling Property.getStream()). however, i am not sure if the attached patch
makes use of this.


> Thanks,
> Mark

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