time spent writing history..

Fabien Tassin fta at sofaraway.org
Wed Jan 24 13:31:22 UTC 2001

According to Russ Allbery:
> Fabien Tassin <fta at sofaraway.org> writes:
> > hmm.. looks good. Time to port the precommit artifice to INN 2.*.
> > Russ, do think it is still possible ?
> I could have sworn it was already there.  Huh.

Well, I've just started to look at the (new) code and it seems like there's
already an history cache there.
I'm currently investigating if it achieves the same goal and if it needs
some improvements or not.

>  It shouldn't be hard; I
> think the easiest approach is to just abuse the history cache by allowing
> one to insert an entry into the history cache without putting it into the
> history file, tagged somehow so that when you later do a full HISwrite, it
> doesn't get in the way.
> That was part of my mental design for the caching layer on the new history
> API anyway, since I'd like to handle both pre-commit and hopefully WIP
> that way.

Hmm. How deep is it in your own todo list ? ;)

Fabien Tassin -+- fta at sofaraway.org

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