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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: Google Summer Of Code APR Applications
Date Tue, 02 May 2006 13:20:22 GMT
Henry Jen wrote:
> 
> It already include file based logging, and can be expanded to support 
> unix syslog and Windows event log.

Well, from an apr PoV, that's probably why the patch was ignored.  There
are constantly competeing forces at work to 1) make apr handle almost all
the dull tasks C programmers have to do, and 2) narrowly construe apr to
handle issues which need extra code to handle portability between platforms,
or bind diverse available library solutions into a unified interface.

So logging is outside the scope of apr in general, and a questionable fit
for apr-util;  HOWEVER, the unix syslog v.s. windows event log v.s. some
generic file-based logging for platforms which support neither, that's
a very appropriate fit into apr.  Of course the code all exists already,
it's a matter of porting the code from httpd to apr (and then reducing
the complexity of httpd by using the new apr interfaces ;-)

Bill

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