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From Eric Covener <cove...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: APR: Portable across Operating Systems, or Libraries?
Date Fri, 23 Jan 2009 13:07:16 GMT
On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 7:42 AM, Greg Stein <gstein@gmail.com> wrote:
> Why? Maintenance cost. Plain and simple.

Is there much effort/cost on this front?

> Is APR truly used on these other platforms? I've gotta believe there
> is some data on that somewhere.

http://www-01.ibm.com/common/ssi/cgi-bin/ssialias?infotype=AN&subtype=CA&htmlfid=897/ENUS208-391&appname=USN

> Then, there is the age-old answer, "those edge cases can stick to APR
> 1.x and HTTPD 2.x." Modern operating systems would use APR 2.x and
> HTTPD 3.x.

An alternative is to leave the support in and replace with the other
age-old answer, "patches welcome".

-- 
Eric Covener
covener@gmail.com

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