[haiku-appserver] Re: communication

  • From: "DarkWyrm" <bpmagic@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-appserver@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 04 Jun 2005 17:02:47 -0400 EDT

> No need for _any_ excuses! I'm sorry if I came across like pointing 
> fingers or anything. Sometimes, this stuff has to be done in order to 
> learn how to do it better. Some problems don't reveal themselves at 
> first. So really, there is no problem! All the hard work that has 
> been 
> done was necessary, even if some of it gets replaced later.
OK. :) At the same time, it's frustrating to know that something that 
has been rewritten twice now needs *another* rewrite. At least this 
time it should be the right one.

> > AFAICT, the message format is really what is at issue and the 
> > reason 
> > for all the instability.
> Yes, I'm also not against using the port link style messaging. I 
> would 
> only like to introduce ways into the implementation that make it very 
> error resistent. The app_server design will have to hold up against 
> running for at least months straight without a restart. So in the 
> end, 
> every part of the server needs to have that level of robustness. In 
> my 
> original mail, I just ment to draw some attention to this problem 
> with 
> the fragility in the current messaging implementation. I just wanted 
> to 
> hear what other like you have to say about this.
At this point, I'd simply like to get the thing building on my machine, 
but I know what you mean. :)


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