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From cliffwool...@yahoo.com
Subject Re: The list...
Date Mon, 26 Feb 2001 00:48:38 GMT
On Sun, 25 Feb 2001 rbb@covalent.net wrote:

> > At least all of the HAVE_foo_H ones, I'd think.  If there's a reasonable
> > chance an APR client will need to do the same autoconf test, we might as
> > well save them the trouble.  Header tests pretty easily fall into that
> > category.
>
> I disagree, but only a little.  :-)  Some of those header checks are for
> information that APR completely replaces.  We check for the headers, so
> that we can use the headers, but we don't expect APR applications to use
> them at all.  I do believe that any header Apache or Subversion is
> currently using is a good place to start however.

Fair enough.  So let me tone down what I said to simply, "If an APR client
might reasonbly need the same test, we should export our test result."
+1 for using Apache and Subversion as good places to look for an initial
definition of what's "reasonable."

--Cliff


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