[Gambas-devel] gb.memcached

Benoît Minisini gambas at ...1...
Tue Nov 27 19:57:16 CET 2012

Le 26/09/2012 14:38, Benoît Minisini a écrit :
> Le 26/09/2012 13:59, Benoît Minisini a écrit :
>> Le 26/09/2012 06:50, Sebastian Kulesz a écrit :
>>> Hi!
>>> In rev 5206 i added a memcached client. It's fully implemented and
>>> works perfect, except for one thing, i only managed to store strings
>>> :(
>>> It's not that i could not store other datatypes, in fact, it can
>>> (strings are easy to debug), but the memcached server relies in the
>>> client to send the byte size of the data it has to store, which proved
>>> to be really hard to calculate. It should be trivial to also implement
>>> other native datatypes (i.e. integers, floats, etc) with a *really
>>> big* if structure. But the problem was with arrays and collections.
>>> Although the interpreter can serialize the objects, i *previously*
>>> need to send the byte size of the blob.
>>> If you look at the code, you will see that in the Store() function i
>>> hard coded an if statement to calculate the offset based on the length
>>> of the string (using the "Binary Data Representation" wiki page [0] ).
>>> The same could be done with integers, for example, but couldn't find a
>>> way to do this for objects.
>>> My question is: Would it be possible to expose the (de)serialization
>>> functions and return the blob as an utf-8 string? It would then be
>>> trivial to implement the rest
>>> In the meantime, you are free to play only with strings ;)
>>> Thanks!
>>> [0] http://gambasdoc.org/help/cat/datarep?v3
>> What's the use of memcached?
> Other points:
> - As in gb.net.pop3, you must not make public symbols related to the
> underlying protocol.
> - Public constants must be named with the Pascal convention
> ('TheConstantName' and not 'THE_CONSTANT_NAME')
> Regards,

Did you look at that points? And can you explain quickly what is the use 
of that component? Then I will look what I can do about the 
serialization thing. :-)


Benoît Minisini

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