branch 2.4 on prod

Adam Tauno Williams awilliam at
Tue Sep 25 07:42:07 EDT 2012

On Mon, 2012-09-24 at 23:05 +0200, Bron Gondwana wrote: 
> On Mon, Sep 24, 2012, at 11:30 AM, Deniss Gaplevsky wrote:
> > hello,
> > i have a question to Brong as main powering force of cyrus development.
> > I know cyrus is used at fastmail/opera for serving a lot of users.
> > But stable branch 2.4 has a lot of performance related issues - like
> > statuscache usage, grisly index lookups, etc - fixed in 2.5 which is not
> > stable and not available as tarballs so far.
> > Im curious what is the cyrus branch/version in use at Fastmail/Opera
> > currently ? How well it is compatible to cyrus 2.4 branch ?
> We're running master + our local patches in production at FastMail.
> You may have noticed a bunch of work last week on master - I'm pushing
> as much time as I can into preparing for a real 2.5 release.  Even if
> it doesn't include everything we want, we can do a 2.6 more quickly next
> time.  

And more frequent, but less monumental, 'major' version jumps is nice,
BTW.  2.3.x --> 2.4.x was a huge [and a bit scary] jump.   Slowly
letting the awesome soak in is preferred.

BTW, 2.4.x may have some warts, but performance is still much improved
over 2.3.x; at least in my experience.
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