Subject RE: [Firebird-Architect] WAL and JOURNAL
Author Claudio Valderrama C.
David Schnepper wrote:
> I say yank both WAL and jrn.
Thanks for the historical perspective.

> Frankly, if someone wants to write a WAL/Jrn module, I'd say scrap the
> existing code -- perhaps use it for some ideas about WHERE things must
> be modified - but start over with a fresh design. And a CVS
> history record
> regarding the removal of the code would be fine for someone to
> jumpstart a new implementation.

Indeed, deleted files aren't lost. They are kept by the CVS server.

> However, one caution, make a consious decision whether this should
> change the ODS - don't just blindly remove all the code.

Care to explain, Dave? Do you refer to WAL related items in the db header?
Firebird 2 will have new ODS anyway.