[development] Drupal performance patches: call for action

Dries Buytaert dries.buytaert at gmail.com
Wed Aug 1 21:17:08 UTC 2007

On 01 Aug 2007, at 14:38, Larry Garfield wrote:
> Dries, to clarify here: There's two different approaches currently  
> listed in
> that issue: A) db_query_slave() syntax B) array-with-parameter  
> syntax.  A is
> currently running on s.d.o, while B is closer to what I am hoping  
> to use for
> Drupal 7[1].  In the issue you mentioned that you were concerned  
> about the
> array handling in B.  Do you mean the API or internal $args  
> shuffling?  I
> want to make sure I'm working on the correct problem.
> I see 3 options on the replication API front:
> 1) Use A in Drupal 5.3 and Drupal 6, and switch to B as part of the  
> overhaul
> in Drupal 7.
> 2) Clean up whatever the remaining objections are to B and use that  
> now so
> there's less API change later.
> 3) Use A now and drop B completely, keeping A come Drupal 7.  (Not  
> good for
> D7's API, IMO.)
> I want to make sure we're on the same page as to the approach so  
> that there's
> no wasted effort.  Which are we doing? :-)

I'm leaning towards A so let's go with that for now.  It wouldn't  
hurt to discuss this some more though.

Dries Buytaert  ::  http://www.buytaert.net/

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