[Zodb-checkins] SVN: ZODB/branches/jim-dev/src/ZODB/interfaces.py Added two more methods to IDatabase

Dmitry Vasiliev dima at hlabs.spb.ru
Fri Oct 20 08:06:14 EDT 2006

Log message for revision 70841:
  Added two more methods to IDatabase

  U   ZODB/branches/jim-dev/src/ZODB/interfaces.py

Modified: ZODB/branches/jim-dev/src/ZODB/interfaces.py
--- ZODB/branches/jim-dev/src/ZODB/interfaces.py	2006-10-20 12:02:39 UTC (rev 70840)
+++ ZODB/branches/jim-dev/src/ZODB/interfaces.py	2006-10-20 12:06:14 UTC (rev 70841)
@@ -18,6 +18,7 @@
 from zope.interface import Interface, Attribute
 class IConnection(Interface):
     """Connection to ZODB for loading and storing objects.
@@ -371,6 +372,41 @@
         include useful objects.
+    # TODO: Should this method be moved into some subinterface?
+    def pack(t=None, days=0):
+        """Pack the storage, deleting unused object revisions.
+        A pack is always performed relative to a particular time, by
+        default the current time.  All object revisions that are not
+        reachable as of the pack time are deleted from the storage.
+        The cost of this operation varies by storage, but it is
+        usually an expensive operation.
+        There are two optional arguments that can be used to set the
+        pack time: t, pack time in seconds since the epcoh, and days,
+        the number of days to subtract from t or from the current
+        time if t is not specified.
+        """
+    # TODO: Should this method be moved into some subinterface?
+    def undo(id, txn=None):
+        """Undo a transaction identified by id.
+        A transaction can be undone if all of the objects involved in
+        the transaction were not modified subsequently, if any
+        modifications can be resolved by conflict resolution, or if
+        subsequent changes resulted in the same object state.
+        The value of id should be generated by calling undoLog()
+        or undoInfo().  The value of id is not the same as a
+        transaction id used by other methods; it is unique to undo().
+        id: a storage-specific transaction identifier
+        txn: transaction context to use for undo().
+            By default, uses the current transaction.
+        """
     def close():
         """Close the database and its underlying storage.

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