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From "Max Bowsher" <m...@ukf.net>
Subject Re: [PATCH] 0.9.x backport of the "make apr-util compilable without apr source" change
Date Mon, 31 Oct 2005 20:34:16 GMT
Joe Orton wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 31, 2005 at 04:45:41PM -0000, Max Bowsher wrote:
>> Currently, apr-util 0.9.x requires that apr source be available in order 
>> to
>> configure and make.
>> This makes it awkward to package apr-util using a packaging system. This
>> overly close coupling has already been fixed in 1.x, and I'd like 0.9.x 
>> to
>> get the benefit too.
> I'm not sure that's strong enough motivation to put this in 0.9.x and
> risk breaking the build in some new and interesting way.  (I introduced
> at least one regression during those changes IIRC)

That's true, but since then, those changes have been in all apr versions 
since 1.0.0, so the final fixed form of the changes has had extensive 

The patches are also not very complex.

There is always some risk of breaking something when introducing changes, 
but I think in this case it is rather small.


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