The New Database Compatibility Layer

Gervase Markham gerv at
Wed Feb 16 20:20:14 UTC 2005

Joel Peshkin wrote:
>   You should add a test that helps find any new cases of 
> non-cross-db code.  It would probably require a long list of exceptions 
> initially, but the list should monotonically shrink.

So much so, that it's probably only worth writing the test once he's 
done most of the conversion. Either that, or write it to only run on a 
whitelist of files, and expand that list as he converts.


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