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From Bojan Smojver <bo...@binarix.com>
Subject Re: RE: Dealing with the Tomcat 3.3 "aux.jsp" DOS problem and a Tomca t 3. 3.1 release
Date Thu, 10 Jan 2002 12:04:59 GMT
Sounds very good to me. Thanks.

Bojan

Larry Isaacs wrote:

> I still plan to release the jakarta-tomcat HEAD as 3.3.1.
> 3.3a will be the original 3.3 source with just enough changes
> to avoid the DOS problem.  This is for those who require
> a "validated" version of Tomcat 3.3 and can't just switch
> to a new version. Hopefully the minimal changes will make
> it feasible for them to update.  I also plan to mention on the
> site that for those who can switch, the nightly 3.3.x would be
> as stable and more bug free than the current, or patched,
> Tomcat 3.3.
>  
> It has been a requirement that Tomcat 3.x be able to run
> under JDK1.1.8.  If we keep this requirement, the HEAD
> of jakarta-tomcat isn't releasable at the moment.  I haven't
> tried to track this down yet, but I assume it won't be a problem
> to file. It's little issues like this that I don't routinely test that
> make me reluctant to try to release the HEAD right away.
>  
> Cheers,
> Larry
> 
> -----Original Message----- 
> From: Bojan Smojver [mailto:bojan@binarix.com] 
> Sent: Wed 1/9/2002 10:45 PM 
> To: Tomcat Developers List 
> Cc: 
> Subject: Re: Dealing with the Tomcat 3.3 "aux.jsp" DOS problem and a Tomca t 3. 3.1 release
> 
> 
> 
> Larry Isaacs wrote: 
> 
> 
> 
>>Since it won't be possible to fetch the "patched 3.3" from 
>>CVS using a tag or branch, I'm reluctant to give it a normal 
>>version number.  "3.3a" seems like a reasonable alternative. 
>>I'll provide full tar.gzs and zips in addition to jars to update 
>>an existing Tomcat 3.3 installation. 
>>
> 
> 
> So, the 3.3a will be 'current Tomcat 3.3 HEAD from CVS, but released as 
> 3.3a'. Right? 
> 
> Bojan 
> 
> 
> 
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