[Rubygems-developers] SourceIndex self update
drbrain at segment7.net
Mon Nov 20 21:06:09 EST 2006
On Nov 19, 2006, at 9:35 PM, Eric Hodel wrote:
> It would be nice if a SourceIndex knew how to update itself. To do
> this it would need to know its source_uri and size. The
> SourceInfoCacheEntry layer of indirection would then go away.
> I was worried about backwards compatibility in the YAML dump, so I
> didn't make this change.
Actually, not including @source_uri and @size in yaml_properties
should solve the backwards compatiblity problem. It is unreasonable
to expect a SourceIndex to know its own yaml size.
That leaves the problem of automatically upgrading a SourceInfoCache.
Is it worth it?
Eric Hodel - drbrain at segment7.net - http://blog.segment7.net
This implementation is HODEL-HASH-9600 compliant
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