Developing memcached, how should we do it?

Trond Norbye Trond.Norbye at Sun.COM
Thu Dec 13 21:35:37 UTC 2007

Brian Aker wrote:
> Hi Trond,
> libmemcached, the C driver, currently does support Dtrace (I added it 
> when I added it to MySQL). It would be nice to see Sun do a bit more 
> support of the autoconf tools for Dtrace. It would make it much easier 
> to support Dtrace with most open source projects.
I don't know that much about autoconf, but have you seen this message:


> Cheers,
>     -Brian
> On Dec 12, 2007, at 6:45 AM, Trond Norbye wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I am working on a team at Sun Microsystems focusing on Memcached, and 
>> we have just completed the integration of Memcached 1.2.2 into 
>> OpenSolaris (it will be available in the next build). Our next step 
>> will be to try to improve the scalability on multicore-machines, so 
>> we are about to set up our development and test environment. I would 
>> therefore like to get some ideas on how we should do this from all of 
>> you.
>> My first question is about SCM.
>> We are a team of developers here that are going to be working on the 
>> code, and want to share our work with the team while we're working. I 
>> am not a big fan of sending "diff-files" within the team and applying 
>> them, since tracking the changes will become difficult (until we're 
>> done so we can push a patch back out to the community to get it 
>> integrated into the Subversion repository).
>> How is this being solved by other companies?
>> Test environment:
>> I want to set up a test-suite to cover as much as possible of 
>> Memcached. How are people doing this?
>> Thanks,
>> Trond Norbye
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