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RE: svn commit: r1764536 - /subversion/branches/1.9.x/STATUS

From: Bert Huijben <bert_at_qqmail.nl>
Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2016 14:30:26 +0200

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Branko Čibej [mailto:brane_at_apache.org]
> Sent: donderdag 13 oktober 2016 14:00
> To: dev_at_subversion.apache.org
> Subject: Re: svn commit: r1764536 - /subversion/branches/1.9.x/STATUS

> There's no chance of doing this in a reasonable time-frame because we
> require APR-1.3 and no fix we can possibly come up with will be released
> in a 1.3 patch.

As long as nobody even reported the bug on APR on any apr list/group/anything, there won't be a fix... ever...

Please, can we at least prioritize reporting a problem in apr and preferable fixing it there over doing workarounds that we have to maintain forever.

After apr is patched I would like to see the workaround code conditionalized on being compiled against older versions of apr.

Note I haven't looked at the patch in detail, but it looks like it changes a quite generic function by introducing new race conditions in certain error cases. Not something I would like to see in our code forever

        Bert
Received on 2016-10-13 14:57:14 CEST

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