[Pkg-haproxy-maintainers] Bug#868034: Bug#868034: haproxy: New HAProxy 1.7.8 fixes several bugs

Yann Cézard ycezard at viareport.com
Tue Jul 11 14:11:57 UTC 2017

Great, thank you for your fast answer !

On 11/07/2017 15:48, Vincent Bernat wrote:
>   ❦ 11 juillet 2017 13:46 +0200, Yann Cézard <ycezard at viareport.com> :
>> Upgrading from Jessie (haproxy 1.5.8-3+deb8u2) to Stretch (1.7.5-2)
>> leads us to some bad behaviour with some backends.
>> More specificaly, the use of a websocket was broken by the use of
>> compression.
>> A minor workaround was to disable compression for that backend.
>> This problem was introduced by some earlier patches between 1.5.3 and
>> 1.5.5.
>> More information on those threads :
>> https://www.mail-archive.com/haproxy@formilux.org/msg25349.html
>>   => Inital report with patch for 1.7.3 that later introduced other
>>    problems
>> https://www.mail-archive.com/haproxy@formilux.org/msg26621.html
>>   => Last report with fix in 1.7.8
>> So the new HAProxy 1.7.8 version has corrected this problem (and others,
>> perhaps more important but which didn't impacted us). I have tested with the
>> sid package version, all is fine.
>> Is it planned to backport those patches in stretch / stretch-updates ?
>> Or should we wait for a backport ?
> A backport of 1.7.7 has been uploaded and is waiting for approval
> (because it's the first backport for stretch). 1.7.8 will be uploaded in
> about 2 days.
> We may also push some patches in stretch-updates for users not relying
> on backports. We need to select them. As there was some regressions in
> 1.7.6 and 1.7.7, we need to be careful when selecting them.

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