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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] HttpComponents HttpClient 4.2.5 GA release
Date Thu, 25 Apr 2013 14:26:13 GMT
On 25 April 2013 14:45, Oleg Kalnichevski <olegk@apache.org> wrote:

> On Thu, 2013-04-25 at 13:28 +0100, sebb wrote:
> > On 25 April 2013 12:26, Oleg Kalnichevski <olegk@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> > > On Thu, 2013-04-25 at 12:13 +0100, sebb wrote:
> > > > On 25 April 2013 12:03, Oleg Kalnichevski <olegk@apache.org> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > On Thu, 2013-04-25 at 11:40 +0100, sebb wrote:
> > > > > > On 25 April 2013 11:22, Oleg Kalnichevski <olegk@apache.org>
> wrote:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > > On Wed, 2013-04-24 at 21:34 +0200, Philippe Mouawad wrote:
> > > > > > > > Sorry Oleg, I mixed up my question.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > So does HTTPCLIENT-1340 affect 4.2.3 version of HttpClient
?
> I am
> > > > > > > confused
> > > > > > > > about JIRA indicating it affects 4.2.3 BETA which
suggest
> 4.2.3
> > > could
> > > > > > > also
> > > > > > > > be concerned.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > The bug affects ALL versions of 4.2.x prior to 4.2.5 (including
> > > 4.2.3).
> > > > > > > It also affects deprecated code in 4.3 branch.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > Are there any plans to fix the deprecated code?
> > > > > > I'm not saying we should, just wondering how to make the JIRA
> > > clearer.
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > Sebastian
> > > > > I did already back-port the fix to deprecated classes in 4.3 and
> > > clearly
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > > But you also wrote:
> > > >
> > > > "It also affects deprecated code in 4.3 branch."
> > > >
> > > > I cannot reconcile those two statements.
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > > My English certainly has its limits but I fail to see a contradiction
> in
> > > those statements.
> >
> >
> > [It's probably more a question of context/perspective than English,
> because
> > yours is better than quite a few native speakers!
> > I don't always immediately understand US English, because they ascribe
> > different meanings to some English words, e.g. pavement, table(verb)]
> >
> > I took the first sentence to mean that the deprecated classes in 4.3 have
> > been fixed (i.e. are not affected)
> > I took the second to mean that the deprecated code in 4.3 branch (i.e.
> > trunk) is still affected.
> >
> > That is the contradiction I could not understand, see further below.
> >
> > The bug affects all releases from the 4.3 branch
> > > (which is currently trunk). The bug has been fixed in SVN trunk by
> > > back-porting the fix from the 4.2 branch.
> > >
> > >
> > So I take it that the bug affects all existing 4.3 releases, but has
> since
> > been fixed in trunk and therefore the bug will be fixed in the next 4.3
> > release?
> > Is that correct?
> >
>
> Yes and no. New connection management code in 4.3 has been pretty much
> completely rewritten and has diverged significantly from the original
> code affected by the bug. It never exhibited the said defect to start
> with. Users of 4.3 who migrated off the deprecated API have nothing to
> worry about.
>
>
So does the deprecated code that remains in 4.3 still suffer from the bug?


> > If so, the Jira can be update at some point to add a 4.3 release to the
> Fix.
> >
>
> If all it takes is changing some attributes on the JIRA ticket by all of
> means go ahead and do what you deem appropriate.
>


I need to think on that further.


> Oleg
>
> > Oleg
> > >
> > >
> > > > > stated that fact in JIRA comments. This is also the reason why I
> kept
> > > > > 4.3-beta1 listed among affected versions
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > But is 4.3-beta1 not superseded by 4.3 ?
> > > > If so, can we just mark it fixed in 4.3?
> > > >
> > > > Oleg
> > > > >
> > > > > > It looks odd if one of the affected versions is never apparently
> > > fixed.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > I'll add a comment to the issue, but it would be useful to be
> able to
> > > > > tidy
> > > > > > up the Fix version at some point.
> > > > > > If dep. code is not to be fixed, perhaps we could add a dummy
> > > version 4.3
> > > > > > (deprecated code) ?
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Oleg
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Thanks
> > > > > > > > Regards
> > > > > > > > Philippe
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > On Wed, Apr 24, 2013 at 4:00 PM, Oleg Kalnichevski
<
> > > olegk@apache.org
> > > > > >
> > > > > > > wrote:
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > On Wed, 2013-04-24 at 13:02 +0100, sebb wrote:
> > > > > > > > > > On 24 April 2013 12:18, Oleg Kalnichevski
<
> olegk@apache.org>
> > > > > wrote:
> > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > On Wed, 2013-04-24 at 12:58 +0200,
Philippe Mouawad
> wrote:
> > > > > > > > > > > > Hello,
> > > > > > > > > > > > Just a clarification, does
> > > > > > > > > > > > HTTPCLIENT-1340<
> > > > > > > > > https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HTTPCLIENT-1340
> > > > > > > > > > > >affects
> > > > > > > > > > > > 4.2.3 ?
> > > > > > > > > > > > JIRA indicates 4.2.3 Beta.
> > > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > The bug affects all versions of 4.2.x
prior to 4.2.5.
> The
> > > bug
> > > > > does
> > > > > > > not
> > > > > > > > > > > affect 4.3.x series.
> > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > However the JIRA says:
> > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > *Affects Version/s:*  4.2.4, 4.3 Beta1
> > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > Is that wrong?
> > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > It depends how you look at it. The bug does not
affect new
> > > code in
> > > > > 4.3
> > > > > > > > > but it does affect old deprecated code.
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > Oleg
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > Oleg
> > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > > Thanks
> > > > > > > > > > > > Regards
> > > > > > > > > > > > Philippe
> > > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > > On Wed, Apr 24, 2013 at 12:41
PM, Oleg Kalnichevski <
> > > > > > > > > olegk@apache.org
> > > > > > > > > > > >wrote:
> > > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > > > The HttpComponents project
is pleased to announce
> > > 4.2.5 GA
> > > > > > > release
> > > > > > > > > of
> > > > > > > > > > > > > Apache HttpClient. This is
a bug fix release that
> > > > > addresses a
> > > > > > > > > number of
> > > > > > > > > > > > > issues reported since release
4.2.4 including a
> major
> > > bug
> > > > > that
> > > > > > > can
> > > > > > > > > lead
> > > > > > > > > > > > > to re-use of persistent connections
in a
> inconsistent
> > > > > state.
> > > > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > > > All users of HttpClient 4.2
are strongly advised to
> > > > > upgrade.
> > > > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > > > -------------------
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> > > > > > > > > > > > > <http://hc.apache.org/downloads.cgi>
> > > > > > > > > > > > >
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> > > > > > > > > > > > > <
> > > > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > >
> > >
> http://www.apache.org/dist/httpcomponents/httpclient/RELEASE_NOTES-4.2.x.txt
> > > > > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > > >
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