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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: APR: Portable across Operating Systems, or Libraries?
Date Fri, 23 Jan 2009 20:53:10 GMT
Flowering Weeds wrote:
> 
> 
>>
>> When thinking about 2.0, I'm having a hard time with the idea of
>> pulling apr-util into regular apr. We've got a lot of stuff in
>> apr-util that has nothing to do with "Portability". Basically, I see
>> apr-util doing one of two types of things:
>>
>> * common API to access functionality (dbd, ldap, crypto)
>  
> All do know that crypto in Windows is .NET only from now on?
>  
> http://blogs.msdn.com/karinm/archive/2009/01/19/capicom-dll-removed-from-windows-sdk-for-windows-7.aspx
> 
> So will APR crypto be .NET aware from now on too?

If true; we'll likely substitute openssl in APR.  Would solve des_crypt
as well.  But I'm not certain we really care, the primitives below capicom
we use, capicom itself we don't.

Bill

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