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From Graham Leggett <minf...@sharp.fm>
Subject Re: apr-util/ldap/ - sink or really swim to 1.0 release?
Date Fri, 30 Jul 2004 13:49:49 GMT
William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:

> A.  Pitch this code from apr-util before someone actually uses it (again)?

The code isn't dead, so pitching it is a step backwards. Let's fix it.

> B.  Namespace-protect what needs protecting, and actually offer
>     useful, abstract ldap create/close connection apr_xxx() fns, with
>     registered cleanups for odd exceptions like novell's sdk?
> 
> My basic thinking - if httpd's util_ldap.c needs ANY #ifdef magic to
> work, we got it wrong in apr-util.  Remove all this cruft back to that
> module if we are leaving these decisions to the user.

APR is a portability layer, and this should extend to portability of 
things like LDAP too.

The #indef stuff in util_ldap definitely should not be there, it should 
be moved into the apr_util code.

Regards,
Graham
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