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ra_serf testing (was: svn commit: r1158522 - /subversion/branches/1.7.x/STATUS)

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Aug 2011 01:56:34 -0400

On Wed, Aug 17, 2011 at 01:30, <gstein_at_apache.org> wrote:
> Author: gstein
> Date: Wed Aug 17 05:30:23 2011
> New Revision: 1158522
>
> URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=1158522&view=rev
> Log:
> IMO, issue 3979 should be fixed if ra_serf is the default, but we're too
> late in the cycle for the necessary work. Ship with Neon.

I would like to be very clear about something here:

The bugs that arrived "last minute" are (IMO) due to a failing in the
community to properly test ra_serf. And now we have kicked the damned
can down the road. I fear that we're going to run into the same
fuckin' problem when we try to ship 1.8, and it makes me cranky.

Configure your client with ra_serf. Disable Neon. Test it. And if you
have a problem, then FILE A BUG. Do it.

We need serf to properly deal with our goal of "request only the
pristines (by SHA) that we need". Failing to properly test ra_serf
impacts our future direction. PLEASE: no more of this "test at last
minute" crap that has happened.

-g
Received on 2011-08-17 07:57:22 CEST

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