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From "William A. Rowe Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: Why does apr_file_read() with !APR_XTHREAD use mutexes on Windows
Date Sat, 10 Jul 2010 06:27:44 GMT
On 7/5/2010 4:30 PM, Greg Stein wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 5, 2010 at 16:33, William A. Rowe Jr. <wrowe@rowe-clan.net> wrote:
>> On 7/5/2010 2:49 PM, Greg Stein wrote:
>>> Applied to trunk in r960671.
>>>
>>> I'm unclear on backporting/releases right now, so that hasn't been
>>> done. We should do that before new branch releases.
>>
>> I'm 99.5% sure the mutex locking existing before I had added the XTHREAD
>> flag.  The .5% leaves me wondering if we should do this to 1.x.
> 
> We want it in Subversion.
> 
> Who are the other APR users that might be affected by such a thing?
> Which relied on the undocumented behavior?

Since noone has any examples or stated any concerns sounds like this too
could be applied to 1.5 and even 1.4 branches, although such a change to
1.4 seems a little dicier.  At least at 1.5 folks expect arbitrary breakage.

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