[osiris-devel] Re: fixing the filters implementation
dmvasil at ornl.gov
Wed Nov 29 14:57:54 EST 2006
David Vasil wrote:
> I have this written against the current 4.2.2 release (the md_compare.c
> patch is also added into this patch). I have not applied this to the
> current svn trunk yet as I would like to have it tested a little before
> committing it. I tested this on Linux (Ubuntu, RHEL, Fedora), OpenBSD
> (4.0), and Windows (the code works as expected, but filters in general
> dont appear to work under Windows [have they ever? 4.2.2 without the
> patches behave the same way]).
> I added in a function to md_filter.c to create the filter file if it
> does not exist already by dumping the current filter database to the
> file. This will prevent people's filters from being lost after
> upgrading to this code.
> I'll be running this code on my system for a while to see how it works
> out. If others can run the code or look over it for obvious mistakes,
> please let me know.
I've been testing this on my system without a problem for about a week
now. If noone has any objections, I'll commit this to the subversion
trunk and it will be part of the next release.
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