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From Julian Reschke <julian.resc...@gmx.de>
Subject Re: Bug fix releases of the 2.2 and 2.4 branches
Date Thu, 19 Apr 2012 11:42:44 GMT
On 2012-04-18 15:57, Bart van der Schans wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> With our customers we have had some considerable issues with data
> inconsistencies in the repository for quite a while now. As of lately
> we have spent a considerable amount of time to tackle this. We have
> taken three approaches:
>
> - improving the (stand alone) checker app (still work in progress)
> - creating a tool that hammers the repository with random concurrent
> operations to find reproduction paths
> - fixing the found problems reported by this tool [1,2,3,4]
>
> We used to be able to find a lot of inconsistencies after just running
> five minutes or so. The good news is that after the fixes of [1,2,3,4]
> we were not able to produce any inconsistencies with concurrent single
> node tests and concurrent clustered tests!
>
> I've merged the fixes to the 2.4 and 2.2 branches since most of our
> customers are still on 2.2.x releases. I would like to go for bugfix
> releases 'soonish' for both 2.2 as 2.4 as these are rather important
> issues (at least to us). Would that be possible and fit with other
> outstanding patches? What would be a reasonable time frame?
>
> Regards,
> Bart
> ...

+1 on creating new releases as soon as possible (easy to say, as I don't 
have to do the work for it :-)

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