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From "Bill Stoddard" <>
Subject Re: (Probabaly foolish) os.c/os.h question
Date Wed, 22 Mar 2000 14:07:57 GMT
Not a foolish question at all. I have been slowly moving stuff out of os.c
and os.h. I think they should go away for all the platforms eventually.


> I've wrapped up modularizing ap and apr (at the package level, if not down
> to individual components).  I'm a little stuck, so would someone help clue
> me in to this?
> It seems that os.c and os.h are dinosaurs.  (That's why we needed APR :~)
> So much so, that the only thing left in the win32 are some declares to
> util_win32 that belong in the ApacheCore project, and some threading I've
> only found referenced by winnt.c.  I'm wondering where from here?
> Q.1 - Should os.c (to win32 builds) be killed off entirely, with the code
>       thrown into winnt.c until we use apr threads?  or...
> Q.2 - Can we knock out the ApacheOS project, and leave os.c/os.h
> to be wrapped into the ApacheCore project?  They just doesn't
> seem to call for a library.
> Q.3 - Is this the end for os.c/os.h?  Were they to be sqaushed by APR?
> Thanks in advance for explanations and thoughts.
> Bill

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