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Re: RFC: Bug import ideas
On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 5:04 PM, Gavin Panella
> On 9 March 2010 16:32, Francis J. Lacoste <francis.lacoste@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On March 9, 2010, Gavin Panella wrote:
>>> * Commit only at the end.
>>> With this we can do dry runs, and not have to faff with cache
>> We don't want long running transaction. Especially if they load a bulk of
>> data. So I think this won't work.
> Generally bug imports run quite quickly, on the order of a few minutes
> for several hundred bugs. Is that too long? The bug importer also
> creates almost all new data, rather than updates, so won't be holding
> locks that are going to affect other people, I assume.
You say "generally". How would this work in the exceptional cases
where it takes much more than a few minutes?