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Re: [Bug-wget] [Bug-Wget][RFC] Improvements to parallel-wget branch

From: Giuseppe Scrivano
Subject: Re: [Bug-wget] [Bug-Wget][RFC] Improvements to parallel-wget branch
Date: Wed, 04 Dec 2013 21:08:16 +0100
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Darshit Shah <address@hidden> writes:

> I have been working on making a few changes to the parallel-wget branch.
> Currently, I am focused on getting all the tests implemented for parallel
> wget and detection of race conditions. For this, I submit two patches.
> The first patch, is merely a little cleanup. It removes the redundant
> --enable-threads options in configure.ac since this option is already added
> automagically for us by threadlib.m4 in GNULib. I have also added reporting
> the status of Metalink Libraries in the configure status message.

thanks!  I think that is added as a dependency to gettext.  I have done
some small changes to the commit message (the line was too long) and
pushed it.

> The second patch needs a little more work. I am trying to get working on
> Autotools, but this is one crazy project. I have small issue that isn't
> working, if anyone can fix this for me, that'd be great!
> I have added a new configure option, --enable-race-detection. This option
> when enabled will compile Wget with certain flags which will spew a lot of
> output to the screen on runtime in case it encounters potential race
> conditions. Hence, this option should NEVER be used on production systems.
> This option must only be used when debugging the code and it is preferable
> to use this option when running the new Test Suite which has tests
> specifically to fail when this is option is used.

I have added the missing ChangeLog file entry and pushed the patch as


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