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From "William A. Rowe Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: Proposal: splitting APR and former apr-util libraries
Date Fri, 03 Jun 2011 05:35:31 GMT
On 6/3/2011 12:25 AM, William A. Rowe Jr. wrote:
> On 6/3/2011 12:05 AM, Greg Stein wrote:
>> On Thu, Jun 2, 2011 at 07:51, Graham Leggett <minfrin@sharp.fm> wrote:
>>
>>> It seems what we're working towards is combining apr and apr-util, removing
>>> most of the stuff that was in apr-util, ending up pretty much back with apr,
>>> which leads me to ask why we ever bothered combining the two in the first
>>> place.
>>
>> Dunno. Go do the research in the svn logs. Somebody did the commit.
>> Look for the discussion around then, or ask that committer.
> 
> None of the merging of apr and apr-util would have even been
> considered, until we had factored out all of the library dependencies
> into sub-components of apr which *need not be loaded*.  Even apr 1.x
> core itself had too many dependencies which weren't necessary for
> each and every consumer.

** Also, if a library doesn't benefit from abstraction using pool
memory mechanics, it isn't likely to be a good candidate either.

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