The bounty has been claimed by Jan Berdajs (mrbrdo). You can see the PR
here:

https://github.com/vcr/vcr/pull/512

Which was merged today.

Thanks Jan!

Regards,

Dan

On Wed, Sep 9, 2015 at 10:55 AM, Daniel Berger <djberg96 / gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> There's a Ruby project called vcr [1] which is used to test http
> interactions. It's a nice gem, but it has a problem: it's not thread safe.
> This issue has been brought up in the past [2] and there was one spike that
> started down the path of making it thread safe but it appears to have been
> abandoned. [3]
>
> I would very much like to see this gem made thread safe. My primary
> concern is with properly testing threaded methods, not tests themselves
> that are threaded, but if that happens to work, too, then great.
>
> To this end I am offering $250 to anyone who can make this happen. If you
> look at issue #403 (pasted below) there's discussion of using celluloid's
> approach as the basis for a refactoring if you're looking for ideas, but
> feel free to do what you think is best. In order to qualify for the bounty,
> your code must meet the following criteria:
>
> * It should be pure Ruby, though if necessary you may use FFI.
> * It must be cross-platform code.
> * It must have tests that properly test your implementation and pass them.
> * It must be submitted as a PR to the vcr project once complete.
> * It must be completed within 90 days of this post.
>
> If these conditions are met you will receive your bounty via PayPal. If
> there are multiple takers, then only the first person to have a working PR
> will receive the bounty.
>
> What's my motivation? We're developing a gem to interface with Azure's
> REST API, and some of our internal methods make threaded http requests for
> certain methods for speed.
>
> Any takers? Any matchers?
>
> Regards,
>
> Dan
>
> [1] https://github.com/vcr/vcr
> [2] https://github.com/vcr/vcr/issues/200
> [3] https://github.com/vcr/vcr/issues/403
>