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From Dean Gaudet <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Hide symbols to avoid namespace conflicts (take 2)
Date Mon, 02 Mar 1998 17:50:42 GMT

On Mon, 2 Mar 1998, Ralf S. Engelschall wrote:

> > Should HIDE=yes be the default?  I'd lean toward yes
> > since I prefer things to "on" so they get tested
> > going forward.
> Hmmm... yes and no. I personally would leave it HIDE=no because with HIDE=yes
> all functions are prefixed with AP_ and thus you cannot nicely debug Apache,
> etc. Hmmm... I think HIDE=no should be kept. It is better this way.

Yeah I'm concerned about debugging too.  But I think we should encourage
package maintainers (redhat, debian, freebsd) to build with HIDE=yes. 


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