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Re: 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 04:20:03 -0400

On Wed, Aug 17, 2011 at 04:13, Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de> wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 17, 2011 at 01:56:34AM -0400, Greg Stein wrote:
>> 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.
>
> I've put a call for user testing into the 1.7 release notes.

Thanks, Stefan!
Received on 2011-08-17 10:26:20 CEST

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