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From "Garrett Rooney" <roo...@electricjellyfish.net>
Subject Re: Opinions on refactored read_with_timeout, please?
Date Fri, 24 Mar 2006 18:27:59 GMT
On 3/23/06, William A. Rowe, Jr. <wrowe@rowe-clan.net> wrote:
> I've refactored the read_with_timeout() code to account for observations
> about both WAIT_ABANDONED and the short race between ReadFile, WaitFor...
> CancelIo and GetCompletion.
> It passes regressions which isn't saying much, since a number of edge cases
> in the code are fixed which never appeared in the regression testall framework.
> I need 1) feedback, and 2) opinions...
>   [ ] code's ready to be adopted as our 'write_with_timeout' logic
>   [ ] code should be backported to 1.2.x now
>   [ ] code should be backported to 0.9.x now
>   [ ] code should be rolled out in the 0.9.11 release already

Considering the lack of regression tests to catch problems with this
code, I think it's rather premature to stick it in 0.9.11.

I've looked over the changes and they seem reasonable to me, but I
don't understand win32 APIs enough to make that a resounding "wow this
is great" kind of response.


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