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From Ben Laurie <...@gonzo.ben.algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: apache (fwd)
Date Sat, 28 Sep 1996 10:24:14 GMT
Brian Behlendorf wrote:
> 
> On Fri, 27 Sep 1996, Dirk.vanGulik wrote:
> > > 	I wrote a patch to the API to do this, but decided that I
> > > didn't need it and got rid of it. (I'm sure I could find it, if there
> > > is a demand)
> > 
> > We did the same; and am fairly sure I proposed that patch a while back;
> > but that got no comments. Shall we re-try ?
> 
> Since so many people have asked for it, it seems like it would be important to
> add before 1.2 beta goes out.  We can just put a stub there pretty easily, yes?
> 
> How does it affect backwards compatibility with third-party modules?

So long as it is added to the _end_ of the struct, old modules will initialize
it to NULL (so long as they are recompiled - if not the API stamp could be
checked), so, no problem.

Cheers,

Ben.

> 
> 	Brian
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