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From Jan Lehnardt <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] 1.6.0 proposals
Date Sat, 29 Mar 2014 20:20:22 GMT

On 28 Mar 2014, at 14:39 , Dave Cottlehuber <dch@jsonified.com> wrote:

> Hi folks,
> 
> In this week’s IRC meeting we discussed what’s up with 1.6.0. While the decision
> rests with the Release Manager djc@ it’s worth discussing.
> 
> # Blockers
> 
> We have 1 blocker, https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/COUCHDB-1986 and the
> fix is simply setting the tcp receive buffer size to 32786, or 4x the previous
> value.
> 
> Exactly why this is a now a problem and wasn’t before is not clear, but in
> a couple of weeks of fiddling we’ve not come up with a better solution, and
> nobody’s found other issues as a result of it.
> 
> In the meeting we put forward 3 options for how to include this fix in the
> source:
> 
> 1. uncomment the equivalent line in default.ini
> 
> 	socket_options = [{recbuf, 262144}, {sndbuf, 262144}, {nodelay, true}]
> 
> 2. update the default value directly in /src/mochiweb/internal.hrl
> 
> 	-define(RECBUF_SIZE, 8192 * 4).

+1 to either one of 1. or 2.

And to re-cutting 1.6.x from master.

Best
Jan
--


> 
> 3. change the specific setting only for the replication tests
> 
> This boils down to “have people been seeing this in the real world?” and the
> answer is yes, with pretty severe impact.
> 
> Please pick one!
> 
> # Patch 1.6.x branch or update to current master
> 
> Personally I’m undecided on this, master has 180 further commits , esp
> Fauxton, and also a few other important ones. These could be cherry picked
> but is there any reason not to cut a new 1.6.x off current master instead?
> I’ve no real view of the actual work involved BTW, so please educate me.
> 
> https://github.com/apache/couchdb/compare/1.6.x...master
> 
> Comments?
> 
> --  
> Dave Cottlehuber
> Sent from my PDP11
> 
> 
> 


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