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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: I/O filter API
Date Tue, 26 Aug 1997 11:06:45 GMT
Alexei Kosut wrote:
> 
> That's not my recollection. Only about five people ever ran apache-XX,
> and I defenitely recall the porting issues involved with the sfio package
> included being non-trivial. I have a memory of a long configuration file
> that needed to be set up for each OS, although there were defaults for a
> couple. Does anyone have a link where I can download a recent copy of
> sfio and look at it?

Now that Perl has hooks for sfio, you can find it on www.perl.com/CPAN/

The latest version (sfio97 or something like that) is much better
than older ones and easier to port as well.
> 
> I do know that RST switched to bstdio (a BSD-based stdio replacement that
> Chris Provenzano used for his pthreads implementation, I believe), for
> whatever reason, in later versions of apache-XX. I don't remember why
> exactly he ceased using sfio, but there very well may have been a reason
> for it.
> 

I'm not sure.. I may have been a porting issue since this was before
the new sfio code.

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