[Pkg-haproxy-maintainers] Backport upstream commit?

Apollon Oikonomopoulos apoikos at gmail.com
Thu Nov 21 08:54:32 UTC 2013

On 09:47 Thu 21 Nov     , Vincent Bernat wrote:
>  ❦ 21 novembre 2013 09:38 CET, Apollon Oikonomopoulos <apoikos at gmail.com> :
> >> > There have been sporadic reports about crashes with 1.5 in the HAProxy 
> >> > mailing list[1][2], which all seem to have been resolved with commit 
> >> > 0fc36e3. Since the ETA of the next dev release is unknown, and since we 
> >> > already have some work queued up for the Debian package, do you think we 
> >> > should update the 1.5 branch to snapshot 20130707 that seems to resolve these
> >> > issues (and which is generally recommended in the mailing list as "stable") and
> >> > make a new release? The changes since 1.5-dev19 are:
> >> 
> >> Yes, we can.
> >
> > OK, I'll push the changes shortly. I'll also cherry-pick the single 
> > commit for 1.4.24-3, are you OK with that?
> I think that we should check with upstream for that. I don't remember
> any complaints about 1.4 but I am likely to not be careful enough.

> One goal for the 1.4 version is to make upstream accepts that we release
> a stable Debian release with the current 1.4 version. I would like us to
> be careful in the patch we apply to show that we can handle a "stable"
> release.

OK, good to know. For the record, upstream has already cherry-picked the 
patch in the 1.4 branch (commit d362dc75). Perhaps it would be a better 
idea to ask Willy if he plans to release 1.4.25 anytime soon.


PS: I pushed experimental to git.

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