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Re: Reminder: Branch 1.6 next Wednesday

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net>
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2008 11:15:26 -0700

On Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 11:13 AM, Hyrum K. Wright
<hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu> wrote:
> David Glasser wrote:
>> On Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 10:03 AM, Hyrum K. Wright
>> <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu> wrote:
>>> There's been a bit of discussion in response to my mail of last week about
>>> branching 1.6 on Wednesday (see
>>> http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2008-10/0818.shtml). However, I haven't heard
>>> any screaming complaints or needs to push the date back, so I'm still planning
>>> on branching 1.6 on Nov. 5, 1700 UTC.
>>>
>>> As I mentioned earlier, if people feel they need another week or so be get stuff
>>> in for 1.6, I don't think that's too much of a problem, but please make it known
>>> soon!
>>
>> I assume you're aware of my opinions on the current state of FSFS and
>> its releasibility. (This doesn't necessary mean it can't get fixed on
>> the branch, of course, but that's more effort.)
>
> I know about your concerns about rep-sharing performance, and I've got a patch
> to make rep-sharing configurable. I seem to recall you mentioning a few things
> about FSFS over the past couple of weeks, but could you enumerate them here,
> just so we've got a good checklist of items to tackle? (Or, perhaps put them in
> TODO-1.6?)

It wasn't just performance (and the sha issue): there were a bunch of
serious concurrency bugs that will lead to repository corruption if
not fixed. I guess I can copy and paste into TODO-1.6.

--dave

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