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From Cliff Woolley <jwool...@virginia.edu>
Subject Re: [PATCH] RESEND: fixing condvar bug under WIN32
Date Sat, 28 Aug 2004 20:23:49 GMT

On Sat, 28 Aug 2004, Klaus Keppler wrote:

> As I already mentioned many many many weeks ago, the implementation
> of condition variables under WIN32 has at least one nasty bug which
> may lead to a deadlock
> (see http://nagoya.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=27654)

Unfortunately, given our current track record, posting patches to the
bugdb isn't the best way to get them noticed, as I'm sure you have seen.

Whether or not to include a patch like this in APR 1.0.0 would of course
be the prerogative of David Reid since he's the Release Manager.  But I
can tell you that if I were RM, I'd say that a patch like this to fix a
bug would just have to wait for APR 1.0.1.  Build breakage might be one
thing, but after no less than *six* release candidates, then something
that's "just a bug" would seem to have little justification for holding
up the release at this late date.

--Cliff

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