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Re: Patch for mmap + windows
So guys, do we want to do these in 0.8? The first patch was a little
involved but I think it would be good to have windows support in 0.8 and it
sounds like Tim is able to get things working after these changes.

-Jay
On Mon, Sep 9, 2013 at 10:19 AM, Timothy Chen <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Btw, I've been running this patch in our cloud env and it's been working
> fine so far.
>
> I actually filed another bug as I saw another problem on windows locally (
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/KAFKA-1036).
>
> Tim
>
>
> On Wed, Aug 21, 2013 at 4:29 PM, Jay Kreps <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
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> > That would be great!
> >
> > -Jay
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Aug 21, 2013 at 3:13 PM, Timothy Chen <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >
> > > Hi Jay,
> > >
> > > I'm planning to test run Kafka on Windows in our test environments
> > > evaluating if it's suitable for production usage.
> > >
> > > I can provide feedback with the patch how well it works and if we
> > encounter
> > > any functional or perf problems.
> > >
> > > Tim
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > On Wed, Aug 21, 2013 at 2:54 PM, Jay Kreps <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> wrote:
> > >
> > > > Elizabeth and I have a patch to support our memory mapped offset
> index
> > > > files properly on Windows:
> > > > https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/KAFKA-1008
> > > >
> > > > Question: Do we want this on 0.8 or trunk? I would feel more
> > comfortable
> > > > with it in trunk, but that means windows support in 0.8 is known to
> be
> > > > broken (as opposed to "not known to be broken but not known to be
> > working
> > > > either" since we are not doing aggressive system testing on windows).
> > > >
> > > > I would feel more comfortable doing the patch on 0.8 if there was
> > someone
> > > > who would be willing to take on real load testing and/or production
> > > > operation on Windows so we could have some confidence that Kafka on
> > > Windows
> > > > actually works, otherwise this could just be the tip of the iceberg.
> > > >
> > > > Also it would be great to get review on that patch regardless of the
> > > > destination.
> > > >
> > > > -Jay
> > > >
> > >
> >
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