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From Filip Hanik - Dev Lists <devli...@hanik.com>
Subject Re: Rolling 5.5.25?
Date Fri, 17 Aug 2007 17:36:12 GMT
sounds good, lets shoot for Tue or Wed next week then

Filip

Rainer Jung wrote:
> Hi Filip,
>
> although it would be OK to tag 5.5.25 today, Peter and I still have 
> two open bugs we are discussing.
>
> One of them is simpler to fix, namely a better multicast restart in 
> the 5.5 cluster, once the heartbeat got broken 
> (http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=40042).
>
> The other one is harder to fix without negative implications, which is 
> a problem inside the ApplicationDispatcher, discussed previously: an 
> exception during request handling could prevent a recycle method from 
> being executed, which in turn leads to endAccess() not being called. 
> The problem has two incarnations:
>
> - users using the older session access counter via 
> STRICT_SERVLET_COMPLIANCE get the problem, that the session will not 
> expire, because the counter accessCount doesn't get decremented
> - in a cluster cross context situation the method 
> registerSessionAtReplicationValve() doesn't get called.
>
> If it's not critical for you to tag today, I see a good chance, that 
> we will have fixed the membership problem next friday, and concerning 
> the ApplicationDispatcher we will either have a good solution or a 
> reason to tag without one.
>
> What's you opinion? Others out there?
>
> Regards,
>
> Rainer
>
> Filip Hanik - Dev Lists wrote:
>> ok, I will schedule the 5.5.25 tag next Friday, 1pm (13.00) Mountain 
>> Time (GMT-7).
>>
>> Filip
>>
>> Rainer Jung wrote:
>>> Yes, I would test and vote this time.
>>>
>>> Concerning the timing: we could allow some pending changes for a 
>>> week or so, before proceeding to tag.
>>>
>>> Filip, thanks for RM :)
>>>
>>> Rainer
>>>
>>> Yoav Shapira wrote:
>>>> Hey,
>>>>
>>>> On 8/10/07, Filip Hanik - Dev Lists <devlists@hanik.com> wrote:
>>>>> Is there enough interest to see a 5.5.25 release?
>>>>> 5.5.24 never happened as there we're not enough votes.
>>>>
>>>> I think it's worth doing, for the security fixes alone.
>>>>
>>>> Yoav
>
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