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From Paul Querna <p...@querna.org>
Subject Re: intend to roll 2.3 alpha on Wednesday
Date Wed, 11 Nov 2009 20:47:36 GMT
On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 12:14 PM, William A. Rowe Jr.
<wrowe@rowe-clan.net> wrote:
> Paul Querna wrote:
>> On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 11:56 AM, William A. Rowe Jr.
>> <wrowe@rowe-clan.net> wrote:
>>> Graham Leggett wrote:
>>>> Paul Querna wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> I intend to roll a 2.3 alpha release on Wednesday November 11th.
>>> +1
>>>
>>>>> I will bundle APR from the 1.4.x branch. (APR people should make a
>>>>> release, but this shouldn't be a blocker for our own alpha releases).
>>> Major problem; don't do this.  You are putting 1.4.x code into a release
>>> which then ends up causing APR 1.4.0 to break its binary ABI rules.  That
>>> is just not kosher.  Some README or release notes observing that the best
>>> results can be obtained with a checkout and build of the as-yet-unreleased
>>> apr 1.4.x trunk is sufficient.
>>>
>>> If you want to 'test the bundling' - use a released apr please?
>>
>> No released APR works.
>
> It works, but isn't code-complete or bug free; what else is new?
>

APR 1.3.x does not contain APIs used by httpd 2.3.3.  Those APIs are
added in APR 1.4.x.

That is the root of the problem.  'does not work' == does not compile.

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