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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [drlvm] APR latest release is 1.2.7, we're using 1.2.6. Should we switch?
Date Thu, 23 Nov 2006 00:09:44 GMT

Gregory Shimansky wrote:
> Hello
> Today I've found a bug (HARMONY-2271) which lead down to APR 
> implementation of getenv function on windows. I've looked at the APR 
> page and found that there is a new release 1.2.7. In drlvm we still use 
> 1.2.6.
> While the bug which I've found was apparently fixed after 1.2.7 was 
> released, we still some more patches (1 replaced file on linux, 3 on 
> windows) for APR in drlvm, some of the patches may be redundant now.
> Also some bugs which we still didn't find could be fixed. I know, some 
> may be added too :). But I prefer to be optimistic. We could at least 
> try to test APR 1.2.7 and remove patches which are no longer needed or 
> even outdated.

That sounds like a good plan.  Have we ever tried to offer our patches 
to APR to get them in main releases?


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