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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: Expat - Update or debundle?
Date Wed, 01 Nov 2006 02:06:09 GMT
Mike Duigou wrote:
> I got a bug report from a Windows user today which eventually revealed
> that he was running with the version of expat bundled within APR.
> 
> I had previously been unaware that there was a bundled version of expat
> within APR and doubly unaware that it would be so ancient. It appears to
> be 1.95.2 (2001-07-27).
> 
> I suspect that most people using APR are using their system expat lib
> which would almost certainly be newer than the bundled version. As such
> I don't expect any disasters would occur by updating the builtin copy to
> a more recent version. Given that expat is also installed on virtually
> every unix perhaps including a bundled version no longer makes sense.
> 
> Any thoughts to either update the bundled version to something more
> recent or remove it and require an installed expat lib?


I'd been working on bumping this to 1.98.8 (binary compat), then moving to
expat 2.0 in apr 2.  Would this work for you?

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