MARK CALLAGHAN wrote:
> On Tue, May 12, 2009 at 1:37 AM, Manyi Lu - Sun Norway <Manyi.Lu@stripped>
>> Starting from January 2009, we have started a reengineering effort in MySQL
>> server group. It is a long term effort aimed at improving the modularity of
>> the code base, reduce the number of bugs introduced with new features, and
>> provide a pluggable architecture that makes it easier for third parties as
>> well as MySQL to implement plugins. The project just found its home on
>> Forge: http://forge.mysql.com/wiki/Refactoring_MySQL. Information regarding
>> roadmap, architecture improvements and more will be added as we move
>> We want to make the project as transparent as possible, and would like
>> invite the community to participate! Starting from the coming days and
>> weeks, technical discussions regarding reengineering will take place on this
>> mailing list. We anticipate your valuable input!
> Can you add low-level tasks to this as well? For example, reducing or
> eliminating compiler warnings is something that someone in the
> community can get done. It doesn't require extensive knowledge of the
> server and it doesn't have to get done in one change.
It has been considered, yes.
> What is the main development branch in launchpad?
We don't have one yet, since we have no complete patches. We are in the process
of creating a base branch that will be published on launchpad.
Senior Software Engineer
Database Technology Group