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From Dirk-Willem van Gulik <di...@covalent.net>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Fixes for PR#4468 and PR#5997 - Was: Re: FW: mod_proxy/5997: Proxy Cache Garbage Collection did not work - I fixed it
Date Tue, 21 Nov 2000 18:19:14 GMT

Any windows experts - do those changes actually make sense. I recall that
back then they did not work.

Dw

On Tue, 21 Nov 2000, Kai-Uwe Rommel wrote:

> 
> I hope you still remember this issue, see appendend Mail below.
> Recently you released Apache 1.3.14 - just to let me discover that
> you STILL did not include the supplied fixes for the two bugs.
> 
> It seems that your people are simply ignorants and equate OpenSource
> with "do not take that job seriosly, this is just fun".
> 
> WILL I EVER SEE THESE FIXES INTEGRATED?????
> 
> Kai Uwe Rommel
> 
> --
> /* Kai Uwe Rommel                      ARS Computer & Consulting GmbH *
>  * rommel@ars.de (http://www.ars.de)                Muenchen, Germany *
>  * rommel@leo.org (http://archiv.leo.org/pub/comp/os/os2 maintenance) */
> ----- Forwarded by Kai-Uwe Rommel/ARS GmbH on 21.11.2000 12:49 -----
> 
> 
> Kai-Uwe Rommel
> 16.05.2000 08:23
> 
> 
>         To:     Dirk-Willem van Gulik <dirkx@webweaving.org>
>         cc:     new-httpd@apache.org
>         Subject:        [PATCH] Fixes for PR#4468 and PR#5997 - Was: Re:
> FW: mod_proxy/5997: Proxy
> Cache Garbage Collection did not work - I fixed it
> 
> 
> Dirk-Willem van Gulik <dirkx@webweaving.org> wrote on 16.5.2000 01:13:02:
> >
> > Kai-Uwe,
> >
> > Sorry for not getting on the ball quicker... Could you just post the
> patch
> > to either me or the new-httpd mailing list ? That is the surest way to
> get
> > things incorperated.. you reach the developers directly. (We are not
> very
> > good at monitoring the bug's db).
> >
> > And I'd like to see your PR#4468 as well, could you post that too in a
> > separate mail. Just put [PATCH] in the Subject and people will surely
> notice!
> >
> > Dw
> 
> Thanks for the reply. I will attach the two fixes (one single context
> diff, since both are bugs of the proxy module) to this message.
> 
> a) Make the proxy cache garbage collection work. The code is now
>    changed so that it works on WIN32 similar to the already existing
>    OS/2 code branch. The old code caused the loop to exit on an
>    error (trying to read() a directory under Win32 does not work)
>    and thus never came to delete anything at all so the cache grew
>    and grew ...
> 
> b) SSL tunneling through the proxy now works on Win32. Win32 requires
>    to use send() and recv() on sockets instead of read() and write().
> 
> > On Thu, 11 May 2000, Marc Slemko wrote:
> >
> > > On Thu, 11 May 2000, jon * wrote:
> > >
> > > > This one is cute. :-)
> > >
> > > It is cute, true.
> 
> Thanks for calling me "cute" without ever having seen me ... :-)
> 
> Anyway: as I really appreciate it using free software (and have worked
> on free software myself as well - RCS for the PC), I know how important
> it is to process external fixes. The programmers themselves rarely have
> time enough to fix everything themselves.
> 
> And I hate it to waste time again with every Apache release applying
> the same fix again and recompiling because the Apache team is unable
> to integrate it in the first place.
> 
> > > However, it does bring up the bigger issue of just how bug reports are
> > > dealt with.  And how many reports with fixes in them are ignored. Now,
> > > I'm not saying that what this person claims as a fix actually fixes
> > > anything or is usable.  But the issue in general is a real one.  And I
> > > don't know what can be done.  Aside from hire some person whose job
> > > includes dealing with bug reports, both wanker reports and non-wanker
> > > reports.
> > >
> > > Oh, and since you are here... what about the recent PR saying that
> > > http://java.apache.org/jserv/sendbug.html doesn't work?  And while we
> do
> > > have categories in gnats for a couple of projects, do people actually
> do
> > > anything useful with them or are they just voids?
> > >
> > > I would tell you how few people subscribe to the bugdb list, how few
> > > people cared when it was broken for months and months, etc. but I
> can't
> > > get a count of how many people are subscribed any more... so I'll say
> 4.
> > >
> > >
> > > >
> > > > -jon
> > > >
> > > > --
> > > >     Java Servlet Based - Open Source  |        Collab.Net
> > > >         Bug/Issue Tracking System     |   now hiring smart people
> > > >        <http://scarab.tigris.org/>    |  <http://Collab.Net/jobs/>
> > > >
> > > > ----------
> > > > From: "Kai-Uwe Rommel" <Rommel@ARS.de>
> > > > Date: Thu, 11 May 2000 12:57:24 +0200
> > > > To: submit@bugz.apache.org, apache-bugdb@apache.org,
> postmaster@apache.org
> > > > Cc: apache@apache.org
> > > > Subject: Re: mod_proxy/5997: Proxy Cache Garbage Collection did not
> work - I
> > > > fixed it
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > WOULD YOU PLEASE CARE TO RESPOND!!!
> > > >
> > > > I WILL NOT ACCEPT THAT YOU REFUSE ME TO FIX/SUPPORT A FREE PRODUCT.
> > > >
> > > > Kai-Uwe Rommel/ARS GmbH wrote on 1.5.2000 15:08:54:
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > submit@bugz.apache.org wrote on 17.4.2000 11:20:00:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Thank you very much for your problem report.
> > > > > > It has the internal identification `mod_proxy/5997'.
> > > > > > The individual assigned to look at your
> > > > > > report is: apache.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > >Category:       mod_proxy
> > > > > > >Responsible:    apache
> > > > > > >Synopsis:       Proxy Cache Garbage Collection did not work
- I
> fixed
> > > > it
> > > > > > >Arrival-Date:   Mon Apr 17 02:20:00 PDT 2000
> > > > >
> > > > > Would someone please care to respond? Since I did not only report
> > > > > a bug but also FIXED it and offering you the fix, I would at least
> > > > > expect you to request that fix from me.
> > > > >
> > > > > What poor kind of service the Apache team has become ...
> > > >
> > > > Kai Uwe Rommel
> > > >
> > > > --
> > > > /* Kai Uwe Rommel                   ARS Computer & Consulting GmbH
*
> > > >  * rommel@ars.de (http://www.ars.de)             Muenchen, Germany *
> > > >  * rommel@leo.org (http://www.leo.org/pub/comp/os/os2 maintenance) */
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> 
> 
> 
> Kai Uwe Rommel
> 
> --
> /* Kai Uwe Rommel                   ARS Computer & Consulting GmbH *
>  * rommel@ars.de (http://www.ars.de)             Muenchen, Germany *
>  * rommel@leo.org (http://www.leo.org/pub/comp/os/os2 maintenance) */
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> (See attached file: apache_1312_win32.diff)


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