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From Stas Bekman <s...@stason.org>
Subject Re: yanking some unnecessary networking apis from 1.0... time to holler
Date Tue, 09 Dec 2003 01:18:26 GMT
Greg Stein wrote:
> +1 across the board.
> On Tue, Dec 02, 2003 at 10:57:24AM -0500, Jeff Trawick wrote:
>>(or +1, as the case may be)
>>   apr_sockaddr_port_get() - caller can read from sockaddr directly
>>   apr_sockaddr_ip_set() - limitation of IPv4 n.a.s. is bogus
>>                         caller should use apr_sockaddr_info_get()
>>   apr_sockaddr_port_set() - bad for caller to set in
>>                          sockaddr directly; I'm not sure how useful
>>                          it is to use apr_sockaddr_info_get() but
>>                          then change the port later
>>but leave:
>>   apr_sockaddr_ip_get() - this does interesting work that we don't
>>                         want to do ahead of time just in case
>>                         this info will be needed
>>Also, change the docs for apr_socket_connect() to remove the hint about passing 
>>NULL for the sockaddr.

There is a problem with doing this. These functions are not deprecated
  in the 9.x branch. So you should at least commit .h fix that deprecates 
them. I don't think it's very developer-friendly to nuke public functions 
without first deprecating them.

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