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From Greg Stein <gst...@lyra.org>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache-1.3/src/support suexec.c
Date Wed, 23 Jun 1999 04:16:07 GMT
Does the policy state that a change in sizeof(server_rec) implies a major
bump? 

Strictly speaking, a change in sizeof can cause a binary incompatibility.
It is a safe bet in this case that it won't, but wondered about the
specific policy.

thx,
-g

On Tue, 22 Jun 1999, Jim Jagielski wrote:

> Yep. I agree. Looks like no one spotted this during the review of
> the patch.
> 
> Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:
> > 
> > Roy T. Fielding wrote:
> > > 
> > > This is in the middle of server_rec. Is that considered private to core,
> > > or should the additions be moved to the end of the record to avoid
> > > breaking binary compatibility?  MMN was not modified for this change.
> > 
> > No it's not private, and yes the new fields should be moved to
> > the end, and yes this should result in a minor bump (IMHO).
> > -- 
> > #ken    P-)}
> > 
> > Ken Coar                    <http://Web.Golux.Com/coar/>
> > Apache Software Foundation  <http://www.apache.org/>
> > "Apache Server for Dummies" <http://Web.Golux.Com/coar/ASFD/>
> > 
> 
> 
> -- 
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> 

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