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From Joe Orton <jor...@redhat.com>
Subject Re: svn commit: r581063 - in /apr/apr/branches/1.2.x: CHANGES file_io/win32/filedup.c file_io/win32/open.c include/apr_thread_proc.h include/arch/win32/apr_arch_file_io.h threadproc/win32/proc.c
Date Tue, 02 Oct 2007 09:42:51 GMT
On Mon, Oct 01, 2007 at 08:22:04PM -0000, William Rowe wrote:
> Author: wrowe
> Date: Mon Oct  1 13:22:04 2007
> New Revision: 581063
> 
> URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=581063&view=rev
> Log:
> Introduce APR_NO_FILE as an option to apr_procattr_io_set() for any 
> of the three stdio streams to cause the corresponding streams to NOT
> be inherited to a WIN32 child process (passes INVALID_HANDLE_VALUE).
> 
> This is of little importance to most developers, except those who had
> exploited an inconsistency between Unix and Win32 that was corrected
> on Win32 with APR version 1.2.10.
> 
> The feature to have NO_FILE work across platforms and leave a specified
> std stream closed becomes portable in APR version 1.3.0 (it remains 
> equivilant to APR_NO_PIPE on non-Windows platforms throughout version 
> APR 1.2.x).

This is an API extension so can't be backported to the 1.2.x branch (per 
the versioning rules).

joe

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