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From r..@apache.org
Subject Re: add additional parm for protocol to apr_socket_create() before 1.0?
Date Wed, 16 Oct 2002 15:59:20 GMT
On Wed, 16 Oct 2002, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:

> At 06:58 AM 10/16/2002, Jeff Trawick wrote:
> >Mr. Stewart needs to know in order to rework his SCTP patch
> >appropriately.
> >
> >alternative: 
> >
> >apr_socket_create_ex() which is an interface that has existing
> >parameters + protocol parameter
> 
> +1 ... AND when we go to 1.0, we break the API and introduce
> the argument to apr_socket_create() and drop _ex().

You can't do that.  This is a library.  Once we ship 1.0, the API MUST
remain for the entire 1.x lifetime.

Ryan

> 
> Yes - I know we haven't "Promised" backwards compatibility until
> version 1.0.  But we've proven we can -usually- achieve it.  The only
> API totally horked in the last six months was poll, IIRC.



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