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From Joe Orton <jor...@redhat.com>
Subject Re: apr_reslist semantics
Date Tue, 13 May 2008 09:14:50 GMT
On Tue, May 13, 2008 at 09:58:42AM +0100, Nick Kew wrote:
> On Tue, 13 May 2008 09:07:03 +0100
> Joe Orton <jorton@redhat.com> wrote:
> >  changing each function call into
> > an indirected dynamic-symbol-lookup-and-function-call would be an 
> > unmaintainable hack.
> 
> But that's not the proposal on the table!  Noone is suggesting
> changing any function call, API or even ABI.  Merely how the
> code is loaded.

OK, great.  How will it work then?

> >	  Since downstream users must also continue to be 
> > linked against those LDAP libraries by virtue of linking against 
> > libaprutil, it would also be a redundant hack.
> 
> That is a misfeature of the current build procedure.

The code was explicitly designed to work like this, it's a feature which 
can't be removed without breaking backwards compat with existing 
downstream users.  (I'm not saying I like it)

joe

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