[Zope] Re: APE and version control?
shane at zope.com
Mon Oct 20 14:03:43 EDT 2003
On Mon, 20 Oct 2003, Johan Carlsson wrote:
> Shane Hathaway wrote:
> > On Mon, 20 Oct 2003, Johan Carlsson wrote:
> >>I'm a bit interested in what you meen by "apply version control to your
> >>objects". How would this work?
> > Well, there is a strong distinction between the ZODB parts of Ape and the
> > actual serialization layer. You can use the serialization layer for
> > purposes other than storing in a database. You could write some code that
> > listens to events notifying that objects have changed. The event handler
> > could serialize the objects to a version control system.
> Ok. Let me put it in this way :-)
> What I’m looking for is the possibility to implement an application
> level version control inside Zope.
Have you looked at the ZopeVersionControl product? It gives you version
control, storing all revisions in ZODB.
> I guess revision could be handle in the same way as OID are handled and
> guide the gateways what revision to get?
> Would this be possible with the scenario you describe?
I think so.
> Also would it be possible to use a ZODB storage from the gateways? In
> other words stack a version-aware storage on top of another storage that
> implements the revision repository.
If I understand the question correctly, yes. You could make gateways
store in ZODB. OTOH, you could just use the ZopeVersionControl product
instead. It would be much simpler.
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