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From "Bill Barker" <>
Subject Re: Remaining Tomcat 3.3 Issues
Date Thu, 13 Sep 2001 19:14:42 GMT
I interpreted #111 to be the "graceful restart" clean-up problem that was
fixed some months ago.
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From: "GOMEZ Henri" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, September 13, 2001 12:13 PM
Subject: RE: Remaining Tomcat 3.3 Issues

> >7. Evaluate whether anything should be done to deal with the use of
> >non-thread-safe DateFormat and related classes.
> The "Date" used in Http10 connector response, is allready
> handled by stuff I commited some time ago which use a speed hack
> and return allready processed date String if it was processed
> in the same second removing need to use SimpeDateFormat at each hit.
> format1123() in org\apache\tomcat\util\buf\DateTool
> But the request.getDateHeader("Date") in facade is still
> using DateTool.parseDate(value) in DateTool which need
> to be synchronized.
> Question: should we sync in facade or in DateTool ?
> >1798  Tomcat 3.2.2b5 with Apache and ajp13 stops responding after
> This one is very difficult to reproduce (I never succeed).
> We need more information on configuration. May be related with
> CHUNKED. I'd like to see bug reporter to test against latest TC 3.3
> >8. We need to remove or optionally disable the shutdown support in
> >Ajp13Interceptor.  This allows configuring a password protected
> >Ajp12Interceptor shutdown to be the only shutdown available.
> Having Ajp13 or Ajp12 shutdown from a distant machine is dangerous.
> We should use Ajp13 as link between web-server and tomcat and
> use Ajp12 accepting only from localhost.
> >9. Some files under src/native have embedded CR's, i.e. Unix
> >files would have
> >CRLF and Windows files would have CRCRLF's.  These need to be fixed.
> Couldn't we say that ALL src in native will be only in Unix mode ?
> >11. Make sure we are okay with mod_jk not supporting Apache's rewrite
> >in Tomcat 3.3's mod_jk.  I'm fine with not supporting it, but I want
> >to include some justification in the documentation to avoid some of
> >the "why don't you" questions.
> As said Costin, making mod_jk using uri or unparsed_uri is not
> difficult, but we have here 2 situations. Strict respect of spec
> (unparsed) or mod_rewrite compatibility.
> Why not let the final user decide and create a new JkOptions directive
> (easy). ie :
> JkOptions +ForwardUnparsedURI => strict spec respect
> JkOptions -ForwardUnparsedURI => rewrite compatibility
> >111   after httpd reload mod_jk fails to find a worker BugRat Repo
> Didn't know this one but must be easy to handle....
> >2333  Nor Oth PC NEW  HTTP Reason will be
> >destroyed in header
> >      using AJP12
> Some patch was sent some time ago and even if AJP12 is somewhat
> deprecated, I should try to commit the provided patch.
> >2550  Ajp13 Connection hanging on static content.
> Should take a look at this one even. Majority of users
> use Apache to handle static data but it must be investigated
> (I)
> >2927  Nor Oth PC NEW
> >ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException when
> >      accessing ajp13
> I take care of this....
> >I will update the RELEASE-PLAN-3.3 tomorrow with the previous
> >schedule and these issues, updating as needed base on discussion
> >that occurs before then. These issues are the driving force for
> >when RC1 and RC2 can be built and posted.  The dates previously
> >voted on are still the targets, but may slip as needed to deal
> >with these issues.
> >I plan to go through (possibly with some help) all the Tomcat3 bugs.
> >Where I find bugs for earlier Tomcat's that have not been addressed
> >for Tomcat 3.3, I will do what I can to address them.  I will prepare
> >and post a list of all bugs and there status in Tomcat 3.3.  If
> >I don't have this list ready prior to RC2, I will still build and
> >post RC2, but will not start the 7 day voting deadline clock until
> >this list is posted.
> >
> >If a showstopper appears from this scan (which I don't expect
> >to happen)
> >I will post this issue and plan on another release candidate.
> Let's go....


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