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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: Rolling APR[-util] 1.3.0
Date Fri, 11 Apr 2008 15:02:00 GMT
Mladen Turk wrote:
> William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
>  > I'd like to proceed with this at the end of the weekend, unless
>  > there is significant objection that we can't resolve.
>  >
>  > The one side effect; it's not possible to "FIX" any API until
>  > we release 2.0.0 - please take some time to look at the new API's
>  > and think through if they solve our challenges, or if they need
>  > to be more flexible.
>  >
> IIUC 1.3 allows new functions added, correct?

Yes; not 1.3.1 though, so the API's should be complete from the start,
lest we land at 1.4.0 right away.

> If that's the case I have something to add by tomorrow.
> It's a new apr_pool API allowing to create 'detached'
> or 'standalone' pools. Those pools don't have parent
> and must be explicitly destroyed.

> This is particullary useful for embedding apr in systems
> with their own memory management (like Java).
> We are doing some really weird tricks in
> Tomcat and Mina just to deal with premature and zombie
> memory access.

Sounds cool - looking forward to the patch!

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