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From Branko ─îibej <br...@apache.org>
Subject Re: buffered files read after apr_file_close()'ed
Date Tue, 03 Dec 2013 14:16:41 GMT
On 03.12.2013 14:18, Jeff Trawick wrote:
> I keep telling myself over the years that APR's propensity to crash
> when called in situations as wrong as this (quite different from
> proprietary libraries with other considerations) is actually very good
> for code quality in the long run.

Eh. I was in that camp until I started seeing tons of complaints from
users about Subversion crashing the Windows shell because of this kind
of thinking.

It's OK-ish to crash an HTTPd worker process. It's not at all OK to
crash a long-lived UI application. APR is used in both situations.

-- Brane

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