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Subject Re: httpd-2.0/apr/apr-util Code Freeze
Date Wed, 07 Mar 2001 17:00:36 GMT

There are a couple of bugs in the STATUS file that I started hunting
today.  Can we shoot for a tarball roll of sometime on Thursday or Friday?

I agree, the no-freeze model just doesn't work in this environment.


On Wed, 7 Mar 2001, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:

> Folks,
>   I'm going to propose something radical.  Although Jeff's recent commit points out
> a potentially serious problem (discrepancy between the file size and file offset types)
> in the Win32 APR, which I will look at today, this server appears rather stable, and
> buildable, and rbb will have 'the patch' today for our OS2 woes (see - cross platform
> development actually carries benefits!)
>   Can we begin a code freeze, excepting _minor_ build and code fixes, until we have
> a stable tarball ready to share?  I have win32 folks trying to make apache2.0a9 build,
> this just doesn't make any sense.  Once Ryan's patch is in, let's roll, and then go back
> to town.
>   It's been too long, time for a good tarball!  I increasingly believe that a pure
> implementation of Roy's model can't work.  Either 1) code freezes, 2) dev/release branches,
> or 3) parallel trees [I hate #3] seem required to allow development to progress while
> shoot down bugs.
> Bill

Ryan Bloom               
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