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From Renato MarroquĂ­n Mogrovejo <renatoj.marroq...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Exposing Bugs
Date Sat, 20 Sep 2014 01:16:13 GMT
These are great news Ryan! So will you update us when the pull request is
up? Are you going to create a JIRA for keeping track of this?
I am really eager to get the RSS provider working :-)

Renato M.
On Sep 19, 2014 10:44 PM, "Ryan Ebanks" <ryanebanks@gmail.com> wrote:

> I have issued a pull request that allows local streams to  shutdown if a
> provider, processor, or writer tasks stops execution due to an unhandled
> throwable.  This should be a step forward in making streams more
> transparent and reliable on the local level.  The Throwable will appear in
> the logs and it will note which Runnable class threw the error.
>
> This is intended to only be a temporary fix.  This will illuminate many
> streams operations that have bugs, and need better testing.  Please create
> tickets for all exceptions that are caused by bugs and issue pull requests
> (with appropriate tests and documentation) to fix them.
>
> In the future we can relaunch threads that exit due to error, and reprocess
> the failed datum.  Until we implemented better datum tacking this is not
> possible, but it is on the road map.
>
> Please create tickets or notify the dev list of bugs you encounter.  This
> push should expose bugs that previously were causing streams to fail
> silently or stall/hang.  We need to have big push for better tested code in
> the project.
>
> Note: Threads that exit due to error that are not started/handled by the
> local stream builder will still fail silently.  The fact that so many
> providers, processors, and writers have to launch their own threads means
> we should work on the local frame work to remove those needs push almost
> all thread management responsibility to the framework so we can ensure
> consistent monitoring/error handling of threads.
>
> Thanks,
> Ryan Ebanks
>

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