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Re: New FRM Format


Though flush tables for export could produce a version neutral .frm perhaps?


On Jul 9, 2013, at 11:17 PM, Stewart Smith <stewart@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Roberto Spadim <roberto@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
>> Hi guys, could we add a new FRM file format?
>> a more human readable, maybe JSON or YAML format, internally we could still
>> using today unireg format
> There's already a protobuf based format in Drizzle that is far more
> understandable. The trick is to process everything server side as a
> bunch of the oddities in FRM file are rather baked into the server
> (e.g. storing the default row image).
> This would also be a rather large incompatibility with Oracle MySQL
> which perhaps isn't a wise thing.
> -- 
> Stewart Smith
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