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From jean-frederic clere <jfrederic.cl...@fujitsu-siemens.com>
Subject Re: [STATUS] (apr-util) Wed Oct 2 23:45:41 EDT 2002
Date Thu, 03 Oct 2002 07:45:45 GMT
Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:
> APRUTIL LIBRARY STATUS:						-*-text-*-
> Last modified at [$Date: 2002/09/13 23:15:22 $]
> 
> Release:
> 
>     0.9.2   : in progress
>     0.9.1   : Released as alpha on September 11, 2002
>     0.9.0   : Not released
> 
>     2.0a9   : released December 12, 2000
> 
> 
> RELEASE SHOWSTOPPERS:
> 
>     * Separate apr build process so that apr-util can build on its own.
> 
>       Suggestions: Create an apr-build subproject and start using it.
> 
> RELEASE NON-SHOWSTOPPERS BUT WOULD BE REAL NICE TO WRAP THESE UP:
> 
>     * Solaris's Sun Freeware (sfw) package has a busted gcc/ld setup.
>       This gcc passes -L/opt/sfw/lib to /usr/ccs/bin/ld, but does not 
>       pass -R.  Therefore, when trying to run the code using a
>       library from /opt/sfw/lib (say, libdb), the run-time linker
>       will not look in /opt/sfw/lib and the program will die.
>         Status: Workaround is to add "-R/opt/sfw/lib" to LDFLAGS.
>                 Should check latest sfw package set and see if Sun
>                 may have fixed this.

Another work-around would be to add /opt/sfw/lib to the dynamic loader path via 
the command crle or directly in the /var/ld/ld.config file.
I have not try it with sfw but I use it for other softwares.

> 
>     * GDBM usage of errno is not-thread-safe.  Fix.
> 
> Other bugs that need fixing:
> 
> 
> 
> Other features that need writing:
> 
>     * possibly move test/testdbm* to util/dbu
>       Justin says: Do we still want to do this?  testdate is now in test.
>       Status: Greg +1 (volunteers)
> 
> Documentation that needs writing:
> 
>     * API documentation
>         Status:
> 
>     * doc the lifetimes of apr_dbm return values
> 
> 
> Available Patches:
> 
> 
> Open Issues:
> 
> 




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