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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@covalent.net>
Subject Re: cvs commit: httpd-2.0 ROADMAP
Date Fri, 07 Dec 2001 19:18:52 GMT
From: "Brian Pane" <brian.pane@cnet.com>
Sent: Friday, December 07, 2001 12:54 PM


> Ian Holsman wrote:
> 
> >On Fri, 2001-12-07 at 10:39, Sander Striker wrote:
> >
> ...
> 
> >>In subversion svn_string_t was introduced, because it wasn't in APR.
> >>It does (AFAIK) exactly what brian describes.
> >>
> >is there any reason NOT to introduce this into the APR now?
> >we could then slowly migrate strings to this
> >
> 
> I'm in favor of including it in APR, but opposed to trying to
> retrofit it into Apache before 2.0 GA.  My rationale for this
> is that, even with a reference-counted string class, we'll have
> to be extremely careful not to make performance worse when doing
> a major change in the string handling.  (And we're close to having
> all the really significant strlen and strdup inefficiencies fixed
> in httpd-2.0 already.)

+1 ... a STRINGS branch in apr would be good while we experiment.


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