[IPython-dev] should we make nodb the default hub backend?

MinRK benjaminrk@gmail....
Tue Jun 12 14:06:27 CDT 2012


On Tue, Jun 12, 2012 at 11:32 AM, Fernando Perez <fperez.net@gmail.com>wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 12, 2012 at 9:58 AM, MinRK <benjaminrk@gmail.com> wrote:
> > PR Issued.
>
> Great, thanks!  Will review soon.
>
> > As for the difficulty of measuring size, it shouldn't be a problem in the
> > Hub, because all the data is just raw buffers, not unserialized Python
> > objects.  So we can just use `len` as an accurate measure.
>
> Ah, that's excellent news.  For 0.14 we could come up with a smarter
> cache expiration policy that uses a combination of history age and
> memory pressure, then.  But let's not rock the boat too much for now,
> I think this is as good as we need for release.
>

Indeed, and here's a PR to get started:
https://github.com/ipython/ipython/pull/1930

Which should not be merged until after 0.13 is done.


>
> Best,
>
> f
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