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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: [STATUS] Fri Apr 11 21:47:48 PDT 1997
Date Sat, 12 Apr 1997 12:11:01 GMT
Dean Gaudet wrote:
> 
> 1.2b9 status as of Fri Apr 11 21:47:48 PDT 1997
> 
>   * Committed since 1.2b8:
>     
>     * the new FAQ
>     * #define memmove for SUNOS4
>     * proxy improved handling of filenames with spaces in them
>     * proxy uses multiple A records if needed
>     * mod_example
>     * mod_rewrite 3.0.3
>     * more signed/unsigned port cleanups
>     * allow HARD_SERVER_LIMIT to be changed in Configuration
> 
> 
> Agenda for 1.2b9-dev
> ====================
> 
> Patches available:
> 
>   * Ken's [PATCH] Include of mod_example into Configuration.tmpl
>     <97041114045064@decus.org>
>     Status: +1 Ken, Dean

-1. This is a new feature. Either we wait for 1.2.1 or put in in contrib.

> 
>   * Dean's [PATCH] PR#293: preserve QUERY_STRING in Redirect
>     <Pine.LNX.3.95dg3.970411150331.30832P-100000@twinlark.arctic.org>
>     Status: +1 Dean

+1. It fixes a bug.

>   * SEGV under FreeBSD with lingering_close [and proxy?]
> 	<3331034D.167EB0E7@topsail.org>
>         Chuck says: Roy's latest timeout patches have stopped the lingering
>         close notifications, but the core dumps continue. The dumped image
>         is so trashed that it can't be backtraced. I believe the reason we
>         haven't seen more reports is that FreeBSD and perhaps Linux are
>         disabling core dumps by default as a security measure.

Are we _anywhere_ close to knowing why?

> 
> Documentation Changes that should make 1.2:
> 
>   * some better suexec docs would be really nice, detailing some of the
>     security risks and compromises discussed
> 	Status: I think Randy said something about doing it at one point.
> 		Randy says he thinks Jason is perhaps doing them.
>                 [And Roy says: either somebody needs to document how it
>                  works (I don't know), or I'll go through and remove the
>                  documentation about how "good" it is to use it.]


I say if the docs aren't available by 4/21, we don't hold-up the release
of 1.2 (which should be released by 1.2 IMO unless we get reports of
major bugs).

  - Hard-nosed Jim

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