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From Joe Orton <jor...@redhat.com>
Subject Re: Disconnecting -lldap from utilizing apr-util
Date Fri, 23 May 2008 15:27:31 GMT
On Fri, May 23, 2008 at 04:27:59PM +0200, Graham Leggett wrote:
> Joe Orton wrote:
>
>> As expected, this breaks source compatibility, as defined by the APR 
>> versioning guidelines.  The fact that you need to patch httpd to make 
>> httpd continue to build seems like ample demonstration that source 
>> compatibility is broken ;) So it's 2.x material, and because it's 2.x 
>> material the DSO stuff is unnecessary, the LDAP code can simply be moved 
>> into a separate library.
>
> What purpose would be served by moving the LDAP code into a separate 
> library now that we have DSO support?

It's functionally equivalent and much simpler.  (you don't need all the 
thunks via the DSO, essentially you revert all of Bill's patch other 
than some build system changes; and you don't need to add new thunks for 
new function calls into LDAP code, etc)

joe

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