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From Bill Stoddard <b...@wstoddard.com>
Subject Re: remaining issues prior to 1.0?
Date Wed, 25 Jun 2003 15:01:42 GMT
William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:

>At 01:04 AM 6/25/2003, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
>  
>
>>--On Wednesday, June 25, 2003 1:29 AM -0400 Cliff Woolley <jwoolley@virginia.edu>
wrote:
>>
>>    
>>
>>>What are the real issues stopping us from releasing APR 1.0?  (Yes, I've
>>>read the STATUS file.)  We've been "pushing toward" 1.0 for almost a year
>>>now...
>>>      
>>>
>>Off the top of my head I would suggest:
>>
>>* tmpfile handling
>>* random number generation API
>>    
>>
>
>Let me add 
>
>* no support of out-of-band network data whatsoever.  That really concerns
>  me and I will probably address it over the next two weeks.
>

Elaborate please.

>
>* real problems with files opened for sendfile, which no longer block correctly
>  on win32, e.g. our entire logic may be invalid.  Try filtering any buckets
>  prepared for sendfile on win32 with the XTHREAD logic to see the issue.
>
Sounds like a Windows bug to me but certainly worth investigating more. 
I would be very against moving away from the use of the 
SENDTIMEO/RCVTIMEO model on Windows unless it is definitively proven 
that Windows is broken and that MS has no intent to fix the brokeness.

Bill


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