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Re: (ITS#5330) back-null upgrade

h.b.furuseth@usit.uio.no wrote:
> Full_Name: Hallvard B Furuseth
> Version: HEAD
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> Submitted by: hallvard
> I'll be upgrading back-null a bit.  At the moment just support for
> Back-config, Modify-Increment Extension and empty rootpw.

> Maybe grow it to a useful template of a nontrivial backend later
> (after I learn how to write that), with access control, referrals,
> various extensions...  Might be almost-unused and thus subject to
> code rot, but less so than documentation of the backend API.
> However I imagine that could slow it down somewhat, so it might
> become less useful when used to benchmark backends.  (E.g. if you
> run a test with some backend, then with back-null, diff the time
> to see how much was spent in the backend.)

I don't believe back-null should ever handle access controls or referrals. It 
shouldn't have any config options at all, really. Create some other backend if 
you want a dummy template that shows how all the other APIs are tied in.

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