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From Jeff Trawick <traw...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: 0.9.7 ready to rock n' roll?
Date Fri, 23 Sep 2005 00:10:25 GMT
On 9/22/05, William A. Rowe, Jr. <wrowe@rowe-clan.net> wrote:
> Jeff Trawick wrote:
> > On 9/21/05, William A. Rowe, Jr. <wrowe@rowe-clan.net> wrote:
> >
> >>How close are we?  Are you sitting on a patch in your local checkout?
> >
> >
> > The recent netware fixes have been so that we could eventually put
> > this into Apache 2.0, to resolve a regression from 1.3:
> >
> > http://svn.apache.org/viewcvs.cgi?rev=104019&view=rev
> > (need to run piped loggers via the shell)
> >
> > That was held up because the APR cmdtype processing on NetWare had
> > some assumptions about tbe address space in which the child ran.  The
> > assumptions weren't stated in the API, and a new API had to be added
> > to pass that info to APR.
> >
> > I played with this Apache change recently on Windows (set server/log.c
> > to run piped loggers via the shell), but I thought I noticed some
> > pop-up behavior which might indicate that APR on Windows needs some
> > tweaking in its support for running commands via the shell.  It would
> > be good for somebody else to have a look.
> So do I understand you simply want to backport the APR_SHELLCMD_ENV
> change for the piped logging?

y, now that Netware will do the right thing...

>                                             We should do so for the passphrase cmd
> and rewrite script modules as well, I suspect.

rewrite definitely is regressed; didn't check passphrase; FWIW, seems
like somebody within my earshot hits the piped logger problem every
few months; never heard a complaint about the others

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