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From Marc Slemko <ma...@worldgate.com>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache-1.3/htdocs/manual upgrading_to_1_3.html
Date Tue, 14 Apr 1998 16:09:31 GMT
On 14 Apr 1998 rse@hyperreal.org wrote:

> rse         98/04/14 00:36:22
> 
>   Modified:    htdocs/manual upgrading_to_1_3.html
>   Log:
>   Add an entry about compat.h to the "Third Party Modules" section of
>   upgrading_to_1.3.html. Thanks to Dean for hint.

Erm... now we have two entries saying this, with one saying more itself
and another pointing to the full info.

>   
>   Revision  Changes    Path
>   1.18      +12 -0     apache-1.3/htdocs/manual/upgrading_to_1_3.html
>   
>   Index: upgrading_to_1_3.html
>   ===================================================================
>   RCS file: /export/home/cvs/apache-1.3/htdocs/manual/upgrading_to_1_3.html,v
>   retrieving revision 1.17
>   retrieving revision 1.18
>   diff -u -r1.17 -r1.18
>   --- upgrading_to_1_3.html	1998/04/14 02:07:31	1.17
>   +++ upgrading_to_1_3.html	1998/04/14 07:36:21	1.18
>   @@ -181,6 +181,18 @@
>    
>    <UL>
>      <LI>
>   +   To avoid symbol clashes with third-party code compiled into the server, the
>   +   general prefix `<CODE>ap_</CODE>' was globally applied to the following
>   +   classes of symbols: Apache provided general functions (e.g.,
>   +   <CODE>ap_cpystrn</CODE>), public API functions (e.g., <CODE>palloc</CODE>,
>   +   <CODE>bgets</CODE>) and private functions which can't be made static
>   +   (because of cross-object usage) but should be (e.g.,
>   +   <CODE>new_connection</CODE>).  For backward source compatibility with
>   +   Apache 1.2 a new header file named <CODE>compat.h</CODE> was created
which
>   +   provides defines for the old symbol names and should be used by third-party
>   +   module authors.
>   +  </LI>
>   +  <LI>
>       Be sure and examine the <A HREF="sourcereorg.html">source code
>       reorganization page</A> to see whether any item there affects you.
>       If anything, the symbol renaming (prepending of <CODE>ap_</CODE>)
>   
>   
>   
> 


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