Alex Young wrote:
> Eric Hodel wrote:
>> On Jul 7, 2006, at 1:08 AM, Alex Young wrote:
>>
>>> Unfortunately, that's not going to work here.  What I'm trying to do 
>>> is create a drop-in replacement for a small subset of Array's 
>>> functionality which serialises its contents to disk rather than 
>>> keeping it in memory, for some existing code.
>>
>> Have you looked at PStore?
> Yes.  The serialisation isn't the problem - it's the tidying up 
> afterwards.  While I'm actually using YAML for the serialisation dump of 
> the array entries, I could quite easily swap it out for PStore if it 
> turns out that transactions become vital.  I might do that anyway - 
> PStore's mature, and my code isn't :-)

You might find fsdb an interesting alternative to pstore:

http://raa.ruby-lang.org/project/fsdb/

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