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From Bojan Smojver <bo...@rexursive.com>
Subject Re: svn commit: r529830 - in /apr/apr/branches/1.2.x: CHANGES file_io/unix/readwrite.c test/testfile.c
Date Wed, 18 Apr 2007 04:08:09 GMT
On Tue, 2007-04-17 at 21:58 -0500, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:

> I plan to at some point 'nearly close' 0.9 by creating another stable
> release.  If you wanted to backport I'd be most appreciative.

Looked at 0.9.x code and it seems that apr_file_gets() doesn't use any
locks, but relies on apr_file_read() completely (i.e. it doesn't even
have a separate buffered code path). So, I'm guessing this deadlock
isn't affecting this version.

I can still commit Joe's apr_file_gets() buffered test, if you like (I
ported that and it seems to pass). Yes?

> If you or Joe would look at
> 
> http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=41119
> 
> there is definately some evil interaction between buffering and fork()
> for exec().

OK. I'm sure Joe will have better ideas (as usual :-), but I'm sure it
won't hurt if I have a look as well.

-- 
Bojan


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