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From Nick Kew <n...@webthing.com>
Subject Re: Reducing #ifdef burden on APR applications
Date Mon, 22 Aug 2005 11:55:19 GMT
On Monday 22 August 2005 12:09, Jeff Trawick wrote:

> maybe do the APR_SUCCESS no-op flavor and give the app a way to query
> if certain features are enabled; so an app could fail at startup if
> there is no threads support but it doesn't want to run with such a
> build of APR; querying feature set is independently useful

Indeed, I had contemplated that, and it's what I'd favour if this were the
design phase of a new product.  I wasn't proposing it now because it's
not clear how to do it without some risk of breaking existing apps -
if any would break now on unconditional-SUCCESS.

Nick Kew

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