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From <...@covalent.net>
Subject Re: The list...
Date Mon, 26 Feb 2001 03:06:06 GMT
On Sun, 25 Feb 2001, Wan-Teh Chang wrote:

> cliffwoolley@yahoo.com wrote:
> >
> > 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."
>
> If an APR client needs the same test, you might want
> to look into why APR fails to make the test unnecessary
> for its clients.  For example, the apr_dso_* functions
> should make the tests for HAVE_DL_H and HAVE_DLFCN_H
> unnecessary for APR clients.
>
> For those HAVE_* macros that really need to be exported,
> you might want to rename them APR_HAVE_* to stay inside
> the APR_ namespace.

We have already done the APR_HAVE_* rename, because otherwise we collide
with Apache's autoconf checking.  Most of the code in Apache that needs
autoconf macros is code that doesn't use APR for one reason or another.

Ryan

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