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From Marc Slemko <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Reorder the elements in ap_add_version_componants
Date Sun, 10 May 1998 03:03:48 GMT
On Sat, 9 May 1998, Brian Behlendorf wrote:

> At 10:23 PM 5/9/98 +0200, you wrote:
> >> We still keep SERVER_SUBVERSION but we note that it's being
> >> depreciated...
> >
> >I don't understand the reasoning for this.  It's a two-second fix to make
> >a module use the new mechanism.  Why keep both around?  It will force me
> >to keep using the old version until it is removed.
> I'm not sure I follow - is it that, if we removed SERVER_SUBVERSION, you'd
> say "right, PHP users, if you are using 1.3.0, you *must* use PHP 3.01 (or
> whatever), because the API has changed"?  But if we leave it in, you would
> not force people to use the new PHP release, and thus to stay compatible
> with 1.3bX releases you'd use SERVER_SUBVERSION?  Sorry about all the
> triple negatives there... 

No, he is saying that he can just keep defining it if we drop support for
it, and then it won't get used twice because the define will be ignored.

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