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Re: Safe to remove apr_file_flush?

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2003-04-02 22:17:10 CEST

Blair Zajac wrote:

>I'm looking through the source code looking for FIXME's that can
>be removed and I ran into this one in subversion/libsvn_ra_dav/util.c:
>svn_error_t *svn_ra_dav__set_neon_body_provider(ne_request *req,
> apr_file_t *body_file)
> apr_status_t status;
> apr_finfo_t finfo;
> /* ### APR bug? apr_file_info_get won't always return the correct
> size for buffered files. */
> /* FIXME: This APR bug has been fixed on both Unix and Win32 for the
> 0.9.2 release. Remove this flush once that is part of a released
> httpd (presumably 2.0.45). */
> status = apr_file_flush(body_file);
> if (!status)
> status = apr_file_info_get(&finfo, APR_FINFO_SIZE, body_file);
>I normally thought this would be safe to remove, but looking through
>APR, only the unix and win32 filestat.c call apr_file_flush.
>So, I'm wondering if it's safe to remove code in util.c, because the
>netware, os2 filestat.c's don't call apr_file_flush.

They don't? Hmmm. Tell you what, since Subversion doesn't run on Netware
or OS/2 right now, let's just remove this flush, and file a bug against
APR. It's bound to be fixed soon.

Brane Čibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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