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From "Bill Stoddard" <b...@wstoddard.com>
Subject Re: Tagging 2.0.37
Date Fri, 24 May 2002 16:30:56 GMT

> I presume the -k patch... since
>
>    apache -k start -n apache2
>
> dumps the usage message.  Forget about a Monday tag, folks.
> Late in the week, perhaps?

Bill, before you run off, what is the ConfigArgs registry key about?

>
> There are four other boffo bugs I'd like to have a chance to look at before
> inflicting .37 on the world:
>
> 1. Fix apr_file_read() so that we don't crash on the first read in rotatelogs.
>     Win32's implementation appears to have been borked in overeagerness
>     to work around unusual read cases - we can't handle the simple ones.
>
> 2. Fix WinNT MPM to use apr_thread_create/apr_proc_create.  The former
>     is a simple fix, the later is required for folks who install Apache to
> a non-
>     ASCII file path or who pass non-ASCII arguments on the command line.
>     It's the last I18N hassle in Apache2.  Essentially, I'm getting sick of us
>     not eating our own dogfood ... those MS munchies may taste better, but
>     where does it leave us?

This is not a release show stopper

>
> 3. Fix thread setup/teardown on winnt mpm.  We are using non-threadsafe
>     threadcount incr/dec operations.  I've seen it deadlock with six 'running
>     threads' when no threads were left, and while it might be a quirk, we
> really
>     need to address it.

Looks easy enough to fix. I'll do it now. I have never seen a problem with the code as it
is (though I agree it is not correct as is.) How do you recreate this?


>
> 4. Cruft in apr-util that exports undecorated names from apr_strmatch.
>
> Bill
>
>
> At 10:29 AM 5/24/2002, you wrote:
> >HEAD will not start as a service on Windows.  Not sure exactly when of
> >what broke it.
> >
> >Bill
> >
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: "Sander Striker" <striker@apache.org>
> >To: <dev@httpd.apache.org>
> >Sent: Friday, May 24, 2002 2:47 AM
> >Subject: Tagging 2.0.37
> >
> >
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > What about tagging the tree on monday?
> > > Thoughts?
> > >
> > > Sander
> > >
>
>


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