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From Joe Orton <jor...@redhat.com>
Subject Re: [PATCH] apr_sockaddr_ip_get vs psprintf %pI
Date Mon, 13 Feb 2006 13:59:37 GMT
On Fri, Feb 10, 2006 at 12:42:59PM -0800, Garrett Rooney wrote:
> On 2/10/06, William A. Rowe, Jr. <wrowe@rowe-clan.net> wrote:
> > AIUI this feature %pI is present on APR 1.2.x but broken on the same.
> >
> > +1 to backport since we are stuck with APR 1.2 for httpd for some time to come.
> 
> According to our compatibility rules we cannot backport the change
> as-is because it adds a new public function, and we don't do that in
> patch releases.  I'd be willing to go along with backporting a version
> of the patch that did not make the new function publicly available,
> but adding a new API is inappropriate in a patch release because it
> means people who write code to the  new release can't safely roll back
> to the previous release due to the missing function.

I have a patch suitable for 1.2.x for this issue, but there's an 
outstanding report which hints that the changes on the trunk broke on 
Solaris/x86_64 (see thread with subject "IP strings") which has yet to 
be confirmed (and debugged) or denied.

Regards,

joe

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