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From Kristian Waagan <kristian.waa...@oracle.com>
Subject Re: 10.8.2.2 coming up
Date Mon, 10 Oct 2011 08:01:04 GMT
On 08.10.11 03:31, Myrna van Lunteren wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 7, 2011 at 2:10 AM, Kristian Waagan
> <kristian.waagan@oracle.com>  wrote:
>> Den 07.10.2011 00:36, skrev Myrna van Lunteren:

< snip >

>>> Any issues anyone is working on backporting?
>>
>> Hi  Myrna,
>>
>> I'm working on DERBY-5447, which is a Java deadlock involving the automatic
>> index statistics daemon. It causes two threads to hang indefinitely.
>> I have two patches, one ran for 1099 iterations of the hanging test suite
>> without hitting the problem, the other is currently at 879 iterations (each
>> iteration takes 60 - 90 seconds). Without the fix(es) the test ususally
>> hangs after 9 to 30 iterations.
>>
>> The good news is that the second patch is an isolated change to the istat
>> daemon itself, instead of modifying the core code in
>> BasePage.releaseExclusive. I wouldn't be afraid to port this to 10.8
>> immediately after the fix goes into trunk.
>>
>> I don't want you to hold back the release because of this issue (as several
>> factors have to come into play to trigger it), but it would be good to know
>> when you plan to produce the next release candidate.
>>
>>
>> Regards, and thank you for your continued efforts for a solid 10.8.2,
>> --
>> Kristian
>>
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Myrna
>>
>>
>
> I really wanted to make a release candidate on Monday, but I think
> it's not useful while we're analyzing various error conditions after
> Rick's backing out work for DERBY-5448.
> So, at this point, I don't think I'll make a release candidate on
> Monday. Let's see where we are at the end of Monday.

Ok.
In any case, I backported DERBY-5447 to 10.8 with revision 1180811.


-- 
Kristian

>
> Myrna


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