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Re: Reminder: Branch 1.6 next Wednesday

From: Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu>
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2008 13:21:33 -0500

David Glasser wrote:
> 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.

That'd be great, thanks.

-Hyrum

Received on 2008-10-30 19:21:50 CET

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