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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Stop installing apr-config, and give clients an APR_FIND_APR that works with apr-1-config.
Date Fri, 16 Jul 2004 13:22:39 GMT
At 04:11 AM 7/16/2004, Max Bowsher wrote:
>4) Because there is no sensible default. [1 0] implies that a project should
>work with either. Unless project maintainers decide to maintain testing of
>both versions, the secondary choice may well get stale.
>Defaulting to [1] will result in projects that don't even consider whether
>they can work with apr-0. And [0] is clearly useless.

No, [0] as default means the app was built for an older APR_FIND_APR,
e.g. 0.9 - and every modern user can choose between [1] and [0 1] 
depending on the amount of compatibility effort.

Anyone trusting that a shared apr_find.m4 installed in aclocal.m4 does the
'right thing' needs the reassurance that svn, apache etc will pick apr 0.

Bill



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