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Re: libevent (1.4.12-stable) -> external/bsd
On Wed, 28 Oct 2009, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 04:28:47PM +0000, Iain Hibbert wrote:
> > On Wed, 28 Oct 2009, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> > > On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 02:04:06PM +0000, Iain Hibbert wrote:
> > > > Hi,
> > > > I notice that tls@ updated libevent to 1.4.11-stable earlier this
> > > > year
> > > > though within a couple of weeks 1.4.12-stable was released (heh :). I
> > > > was
> > > > looking at updating it and moving to external/bsd at the same time. I've
> > > > not got up to installing and testing yet but see the work so far at:
> > >
> > > Why 1.4.12 instead of 2.x?
> > mostly because Neils' blog mentioned:
> > "This is a bugfix-only release, and some of the bugs were kind of nasty.
> > I'd recommend that you upgrade, especially if you are writing code that
> > uses epoll or evdns"
> Didn't I already pick up the only relevant 1.4.12 change by hand?
Perhaps - the only post-import change I saw was the addition of
-fno-strict-aliasing and I didn't examine the rest of the differences
Truly there isn't much change but I'm also interested in the
maintainability of pushing it into external/ where a replacement can be
made easily rather than having it spread over the source tree..
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