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From Greg Stein <>
Subject Re: Building APR on solaris
Date Thu, 16 Sep 1999 01:08:35 GMT
Manoj Kasichainula wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 15, 1999 at 10:04:14AM -0400, Ryan Bloom wrote:
> > Apache shouldn't need to worry about which regex lib it's using,
> > it should just use whatever APR provides it with.
> APR should not provide a regex library. Regex support is pretty much
> orthogonal to the functions APR provides; there are almost no
> cross-code dependencies between the two. And, there are at least 3 or
> 4 different good regex libraries out there that different projects use
> for different reasons, so there is no reason to tie APR to any one of
> them.


APR isn't a catch-all place to put functionality. The regex stuff should
go into src/lib/ as a peer of APR.


Greg Stein,

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