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Re: Info needed in 1.6.x STATUS file

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2010 23:03:14 +0300 (Jerusalem Daylight Time)

Julian Foad wrote on Tue, 15 Jun 2010 at 20:21 -0000:
> Hi devs. Going through the 1.6.x. STATUS file, I am finding some items
> that could do with a better description or justification to make it
> easier to evaluate them. Can anyone provide information on the
> following:
>
>
> > * r934599, r934603
> > Fix a concurrency issue in the FSFS rep-cache code. This indirectly
> > concerns issue #3506.
> > Justification:
> > Opening the DB twice (and overwriting the handle) is undesired.
>
> Why is that undesired? I mean that as a serious practical question -
> obviously it's theoretically redundant but that in itself doesn't
> necessarily matter. What is the user-visible effect of the problem, and
> of the proposed change?

Added a thread and some info to the STATUS entry --- hopefully that
clarifies the change a bit. Thanks for inquiring!
Received on 2010-06-15 22:03:05 CEST

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