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From Ryan Bloom <...@raleigh.ibm.com>
Subject Re: Building APR on solaris
Date Sun, 19 Sep 1999 19:51:16 GMT


OK.  +1 if somebody wants to remove regex from APR.  It's not on my list.
Far too much going on in my life to bother making this change right now.
I may get to it in a few weeks if nobody does it before me.

Ryan

Ryan
On Wed, 15 Sep 1999, Greg Stein wrote:

> 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.
> 
> +1.
> 
> APR isn't a catch-all place to put functionality. The regex stuff should
> go into src/lib/ as a peer of APR.
> 
> Cheers,
> -g
> 
> --
> Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
> 

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