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Re: APR bug breaks multiuser working copies again in 1.1.0-rc2

From: Ben Reser <ben_at_reser.org>
Date: 2004-08-12 18:15:27 CEST

On Thu, Aug 12, 2004 at 01:48:04PM +0100, Max Bowsher wrote:
> There is a bug in the APR bundled with apache 2.0.50:
> apr_dir_make(APR_OS_DEFAULT) creates dirs with the sticky bit set.
> svn-1.1.0 *MUST NOT* be rolled with this apr, or it will kill the ability
> for multiple users to work with a single working copy.
> A fix is in apr cvs. apr_file_info.h should be manually updated to r1.40.2.6
> to include the fix.

I'm -1 on applying *ANY* patches to apr in our tarball.
If we start applying patches we'll magically work with the in-tree APR
and be broken for people using the APR included with Apache. We either
need to work around the APR problem or just document this as a
limitation of APR and point users to the patch to fix APR.

Ben Reser <ben@reser.org>
"Conscience is the inner voice which warns us somebody may be looking."
- H.L. Mencken
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