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Re: Storage Engine API changes


On Wed, Jul 08, 2009 at 06:49:43PM +0400, Konstantin Osipov wrote:
> * Sergei Golubchik <serg@xxxxxxxxx> [09/07/08 18:12]:
> > it's WL#3288 (created 22 May 2006) for the API and server support and
> > WL#4603 (17 Oct 2008) for the default implementation in the handler
> > class.
> Taking the opportunity to remind that I still need a review 
> on my patch for 3288 :-).
> Stewart, as for Drizzle, well, at the point you have a patch 
> it will be a bit too late to decide whether we want to "pull
> it in".
> A storage engine API change that introduces cursors needs
> architecture work and prototyping. I fear we will end up with 
> 3 disparate storage engine APIs in Drizzle, MySQL and MariaDB.

The current aim is to remove things that obviously aren't related to a
cursor and move them up.

e.g. create table is now in StorageEngine.

at some point s/handler/cursor/

Stewart Smith

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