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From Jeff Trawick <traw...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Timetable for APR 1.5 release?
Date Wed, 09 Oct 2013 19:34:47 GMT
(whoops, meant to respond to both places; I hate this list setup)

On Wed, Oct 9, 2013 at 3:33 PM, Jeff Trawick <trawick@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 9, 2013 at 3:17 PM, Graham Leggett <minfrin@sharp.fm> wrote:
>
>> On 02 Oct 2013, at 3:40 PM, Jeff Trawick <trawick@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> There is also the apr_escape API from v2.0 which has not been backported
>>> yet.
>>>
>>
>> That doesn't work on Windows; relies (or just uses?) some non-portable
>> escape sequence...  I see the warnings roll by during compile and the
>> testcase fails but I haven't taken the time to investigate.
>>
>>
>> Another ping on those details.
>>
>
> I posted a patch to dev@apr with subject "[PATCH] apr escape API,
> portability issues seen on Windows".
>
>
>>
>> The apr_escape API consists simply of code that has been historically
>> scattered around the httpd codebase, none of the code is new. If there are
>> warnings on Windows it could be caused by #ifdef's not correctly specified
>> or something similar, without seeing any of the warnings though I cannot
>> comment.
>>
>> In the mean time I will backport the API to get the ball rolling.
>>
>
> Please don't put the gcc extension escape sequence into a stable branch
> without protecting the code from other compilers.  Really, all of the code
> affected by the patch needs to be considered first.
>
>
>>
>> Regards,
>> Graham
>> --
>>
>>
>
>
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