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Re: Questions about RFC 2589 and some general backend issues

johan.jonemo@hep.lu.se writes:

> Hello!
> I am new to this software, so in case anyone feels the need to only read
> very profound posts, stop and delete here.
> I have a few questions to help me choose the correct path to proceed.
> What is the status of the RFC2589 implementation? On the roadmap page it
> seems it is not implemented yet but I somehow got the impression (from
> reading somewhere, sorry can't remember a reference) that it might exist
> in some form already.

HEAD includes an experimental dds overlay, man slapo-dds(5) will provide
more information.

> I'm trying to determine what back-end(s) to use. I have understood (or
> misapprehended, as the case may be) that backends such as the perl backend
> generates the data asked for on the fly (assuming of course that one
> writes the required scripts) where as database bound backends such as that
> for Berkley DB merely stores and retrieves the information. Is there a way
> to do both? E g get the information from the database if it exists or
> generate it actively if it doesn't.


> Are there third party backends available somewhere? Of course they are
> almost by definition off topic but I'm hard pressed to think of another
> place to ask the question.

Don't know.


Dieter Klünter | Systemberatung