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From "Brad Nicholes" <BNICHO...@novell.com>
Subject Re: APR: Portable across Operating Systems, or Libraries?
Date Fri, 23 Jan 2009 16:00:32 GMT
>>> On 1/23/2009 at 8:50 AM, in message <4979E729.7010106@rowe-clan.net>, "William
A. Rowe, Jr." <wrowe@rowe-clan.net> wrote:
> Brad Nicholes wrote:
>> 
>> FWIW, NetWare is still around and there are still a couple of us supporting 
> HTTPD and APR on NetWare (although not as closely as in the past).  NetWare 
> patches for APR usually only happen if something goes wrong with HTTPD since 
> the web server is really the only application on NetWare that uses APR.
> 
> So the fundamental question; is it reasonable for people still using
> NetWare to keep on using httpd 2.2 or do we expect many people will
> want to upgrade httpd without upgrading the OS as well?
> 
> Dropping from apr 2.0 isn't the same as undoing support that exists
> today in 0.9 or 1.x.
> 
> Bill

I think it is probably reasonable to say that httpd on NetWare will probably not go beyond
2.x on top of APR 1.x.  Unless the future of NetWare changes, I don't see APR 2.0 on NetWare
happening.

Brad


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