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Patch flood [Jul. 19th, 2005|12:41 pm]
Brad Fitzpatrick
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In the past week or so I've become flooded with patches for Danga::Socket, Perlbal, MogileFS, etc. Not sure what the recent interest is. Normal slow growth/acceptance I guess.

Qpsmtpd now requires Danga::Socket I hear, and GUBA (NSFW) uses Perlbal (with internal reproxy) for permissions/auditing. I guess they're also starting to use MogileFS.

The GUBA people sent me a patch to Perlbal to add byte range support, so now LiveJournal and PicPix and MogileFS get that for free.... nice!

Also gave mart cvs commit access a few weeks prior so he can commit LJ-related things and I don't have to deal with his regular patch flood as much. :-)

I made Danga::Socket portable the other day, and now Perlbal is portable as well, using IO::AIO instead of Linux::AIO.

So I'm pretty happy. Sucked having such a wonderful codebase that only ran on x86 Linux and only we used. Looks like that's changing pretty quick.
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[User Picture]From: scsi
2005-07-19 08:15 pm (UTC)
woah, im on the qpsmtpd mailing list and totally missed that.. I think its only in the high-pref branch though..
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From: jimw
2005-07-19 08:28 pm (UTC)

qpsmtpd

high-perf is no longer a branch, it's the trunk. but 0.31 (not released yet) was branched before high-perf was moved to the trunk.
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From: evan
2005-07-19 08:58 pm (UTC)
poor guba seems a little slow, still.
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[User Picture]From: brad
2005-07-20 12:36 am (UTC)
Really? When I clicked it earlier not knowing what it was, that porn hit my screen incredibly fast.
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From: (Anonymous)
2005-07-19 10:11 pm (UTC)

Apache::Qsmtpd too

well, it can use an Apache/mod_perl Module too.

-Paul
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[User Picture]From: lithiana
2005-07-20 09:57 am (UTC)
thanks for the perlbal thing - i was getting annoyed at changing the syscall numbers every time i installed it ;)
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[User Picture]From: brad
2005-07-20 04:09 pm (UTC)
You could've sent a patch instead of making me figure it out. :-)
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[User Picture]From: lithiana
2005-07-20 04:25 pm (UTC)
ah, but i didn't really "fix" it.. i just changed the numbers to the ones in the x86-64 syscall.h. so it was still broken, just in a different way :)
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