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Re: The (hopefully) final BDB-4.4 fix

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2006-03-14 19:13:17 CET

On 14 Mar 2006 10:22:24 -0600, kfogel@collab.net <kfogel@collab.net> wrote:
> Branko Čibej <brane@xbc.nu> writes:
> > Thanks for the review and tests, everyone. I've committed this in
> > r18882, and the BDB-4.4-related changes should be complete now.
> >
> > I've also updated STATUS for 1.3.x; please review and vote for r18144, etc.
>
> Thank you, Brane!
>
> I will review & vote. +1 on letting 1.3.2 out very soon after 1.3.1
> (within weeks, if we can), in order to get this change out to the
> public.
>
> Another strategy would be to release 1.4 soon, with these fixes and
> some new cancellation responsiveness (à la DannyB, though perhaps that
> should be "au DannyB") in the command-line client. The reason these
> two great tastes go great together is that raw-exit cancellation
> becomes more acceptable for file:// users if BDB is less sensitive to
> unplanned exits.
>
> Any thoughts on the merits of 1.3.2 vs 1.4 for your changes?

I think that before these changes are released in any form they need
some real world testing. One of the options previously suggested was
installing them on svn.collab.net and running them for a few weeks
with some cron jobs kicking off periodic "attach to the repos then
crash" type programs.

-garrett
Received on Tue Mar 14 19:13:44 2006

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