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From Kiran Ayyagari <kayyag...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Trunk is stable again !
Date Tue, 29 Jun 2010 15:22:18 GMT
thanks Emmanuel, I knew it was hard and sorry being away

Kiran Ayyagari

On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 10:23 PM, Emmanuel Lecharny
<elecharny@apache.org> wrote:
> Pfewww... It took me more than one day to stabilize the trunk again.
>
> Why so long ? Simple :
> - I don't have my fast MBP, and I had to restore my dev env on 2 machines
> (at home and at office). That only is a painful and slow process, with
> eclipse, java, maven, subclipse installation (not to mention an Ubuntu
> update)
> - on those two machines, compiling the full server takes more than 20
> minutes...
> - At first, I thought I could find the issue by debugging the code. How vain
> is this ... But certainly cost half a day !
> - I then had to find the revision that was working. It took me something
> like 10 reverts and full builds to get this revision, and I had to go back
> 30 revisions, then 10 revs forward.
> - Again, I tried to take a shortcut by moving 10 revs forward, and fix the
> issue. Vain, I said, vain...
> - so back to painful revert and moving forward one revision after the other
> one, and removing what was wrong.
>
> At the end, I was bale to find what was wrong, and to keep it out of our
> path :
> - first a small issue with conccurent test (taht was really easy to find and
> fix)
> - second a brutal modification done by me that imapcted the whole server
> with many strange errors (basically,  I removed the AlteredEntry field from
> the ModificationOperationContext class, as we already have a ModifiedEntry
> in an abstract Class. bad bad move...
>
> Anyway, this is it !
>
> let's move forward !
> (btw, my MBP is just ready, I have to go back and get it.)
>
> --
> Regards,
> Cordialement,
> Emmanuel Lécharny
> www.iktek.com
>

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