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From Garrett Rooney <roo...@electricjellyfish.net>
Subject Re: [PATCH] apr_sockaddr_ip_get vs psprintf %pI
Date Fri, 10 Feb 2006 20:42:59 GMT
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.

-garrett

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