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From Noah Slater <nsla...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] 1.6.0 proposals
Date Fri, 28 Mar 2014 14:08:41 GMT
Thanks for summarising this from IRC Dave. Model ASF behaviour. :)

I am +1 for re-cutting from master, unless there's some specific
technical reason not to do so.

On 28 March 2014 14:52, Garren Smith <garren@apache.org> wrote:
> I can't comment on what to do w.r.t the socket issue. But I'm +1 for cutting a new branch
for 1.6
>
>
> On 28 Mar 2014, at 3:39 PM, 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).
>>
>> 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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