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From Ben Laurie <...@algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: cvs commit: httpd-2.0/include ap_compat.h
Date Mon, 29 Jan 2001 14:31:53 GMT
"William A. Rowe, Jr." wrote:
> 
> > From: Ben Laurie [mailto:ben@algroup.co.uk]
> > Sent: Monday, January 29, 2001 3:53 AM
> >
> > Greg Stein wrote:
> > >
> > > These should all have license text at the top.
> >
> > BTW, what's the deal with the "apu_" prefix?
> 
> Just avoiding namespace clashes.  Could be wordy and rename it apr_util_compat.h
> if you like.  Each includes the headers[s] below it, since each depends on the
> projects following anyways;
> 
> httpd-2.0/include/ap_compat [renamed 1.3/2.0a symbol names in the server]
> 
>   apr-util/include/apu_compat.h [renamed 1.3/2.0a symbol names in apr-util]
> 
>     apr/include/apr_compat.h [renamed old 1.3/2.0a  symbol names apr -only-]

Ah, so:

ap_ -> Apache

apu_ -> APR-utils

apr_ -> APR

? This doesn't seem consistent with actual usage, sadly - for example,
hooks are APR_ but live in apr-utils.

Cheers,

Ben.

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