Expected semantics of LocalStatus files
rlb at defaultvalue.org
Thu Sep 9 00:04:04 BST 2010
John Goerzen <jgoerzen at complete.org> writes:
> You may be interested to look at the mailing list archives. Someone
> else has already written a Sqlite3 backend for LocalStatus, and others
> have proposed not saving as often. I didn't apply the Sqlite3
> backend, IIRC, because it didn't yet have a migration path for current
OK, thanks. I'll look at the patch, and if I end up having time,
perhaps I'll investigate adding a migration path.
BTW, how would I find the patch? It looks like the archives may only be
available via gmane, and gmane appears to strip patches (or at least it
stripped this one):
> They're critical. They record the last state of the server. If a
> LocalStatus file disappears, then there is no way to know what was on
> the server at last sync. Without that information, there's no way to
> know that a specific message was added, deleted, etc.
Makes sense. I hadn't had a chance to figure out if they were a cache
for the remote state or the local state.
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