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From Ryan Bloom <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Add mod_gz to httpd-2.0
Date Wed, 05 Sep 2001 05:44:52 GMT
On Tuesday 04 September 2001 18:23, Greg Stein wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 03, 2001 at 05:47:02PM -0700, Ryan Bloom wrote:
> >...
> > I have a big problem with this.  We had a hard enough time contributing
> > patches back to MM.  The only reason we keep expat and pcre up to date,
> > is that we NEVER make any changes to them.  I would be very much against
> > adding zlib to our tree.
> Not to mention that I'm also an Expat developer, so I can cross-port
> changes back and forth between the trees. :-)
> But yes: the stability of PCRE and Expat are a big help. However, I'd point
> out that we didn't make a lot of changes to MM either; it was quite stable,
> too. No idea why the changes didn't go back and forth, tho.

We actually made a lot of changes to MM.  Which is also why the changes
didn't go back and forth.  We needed things that Ralf didn't want to put in
the MM dist.  Once we weren't exactly the same, the patching just fell

Ryan Bloom
Covalent Technologies

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