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Re: We need to release 1.0.9 and 1.1.1 with r11211 ASAP

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2004-10-04 21:09:29 CEST

Tobias Ringström wrote:

> The security fixes introduced in 1.0.8 and 1.1.0-rc4 made RA->get_dir
> (and therefore "svn ls") over ra_dav "glacially slow" (as someone
> described it on users@). For a simple test case of mine, an ls of 412
> files that used to take 1.5 s now took around six minutes, i.e. it's
> 240 times slower, but it could be a lot slower still depending on the
> circumstances. This is a showstopper performance regression for many
> users.
>
> Luckily, a fix is available, but we need to get new versions out ASAP.
> (Unfortunatelly it will be difficult in some cases to get the fix out
> because vendors may have included the security fix (which caused the
> problem), but they may not include r11211 automatically because it's
> not a securiy fix.)
>
> So, please head over to STATUS for both 1.0.x and 1.1.x and review and
> vote!

I don't agree that we need a 1.1.1 and 1.0.9 immediately. It's a bit
extreme to create a patch release a week after the minor release. We can
point people at the patch itself if they need it, but IMHO we should
wait a bit for a few more bug fixes before releasing.

-- Brane

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