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From Francis Galiegue <fgalie...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Enhancement review process?
Date Wed, 26 Oct 2011 19:24:51 GMT
On Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 21:17, Mark Thomas <markt@apache.org> wrote:
> On 26/10/2011 20:07, Francis Galiegue wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> It has been now three weeks since I opened this enhancement request:
>>
>> https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=51953
>>
>> I am confident enough with this patch that I actually use it instead
>> of the existing RemoteAddrValve (since my implementation doesn't get
>> confused by ::1 just to cite an example), but it has now been ten days
>> and I haven't had a single comment on things to improve etc. How are
>> enhancement requests reviewed?
>
> Requests are reviewed as committers have the time and interest in the
> features being implemented.
>
> Your own comments on that bug seem to indicate that the patch has issues
> with logging and exception handling. As soon as I saw that, the issue
> went to the bottom of my todo list until the issues were fixed (or at
> least understood).
>

Well, to the best of my efforts, I couldn't get errors to be logged at
all, which is why I was asking for guidance... Yes, guidance. I wasn't
trying to sound alarming or anything, I was just being honest.

So, at the very least, can you tell me how to achieve that? This is
what I was asking, and I kind of expected "go see this and that source
file"... I didn't know such a comment would just make me as desirable
as the pest...

> You may also want to look at my commit from earlier today regarding
> handling of errors in security concious filters and valves.
>

Which, BTW, contains:

+     * @return <code>true</true> if a problem should trigger the
failure of this

;)

-- 
Francis Galiegue, fgaliegue@gmail.com
"It seems obvious [...] that at least some 'business intelligence'
tools invest so much intelligence on the business side that they have
nothing left for generating SQL queries" (St├ęphane Faroult, in "The
Art of SQL", ISBN 0-596-00894-5)

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