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From GOMEZ Henri <hgo...@slib.fr>
Subject RE: Some patches to start supporting AS/400 (iSeries)
Date Tue, 27 Nov 2001 07:08:51 GMT
What about the patches sent by IBM iSeries folks ?
Could you send them back to the list to let iSeries
developpers take a look at them ?

Thanks

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>-----Original Message-----
>From: Jeff Trawick [mailto:trawick@attglobal.net]
>Sent: Monday, November 19, 2001 2:02 PM
>To: dev@httpd.apache.org
>Subject: Re: Some patches to start supporting AS/400 (iSeries)
>
>
>"Gomez Henri" <new-httpd@slib.fr> writes:
>
>> The account httpd@slib.fr is a generic accound which let
>
>the use of that account isn't a problem... we just wondered who sent
>the patch :)
>
>> What do you think of the patches ? I know that IBM allready
>> do the Apache 2.0 port from Apache 2.0beta18, and it works
>> fine on AS/400, but since the IBM fellows port was not donated
>> to ASF, to be included in standard distro, I decided to spend 
>> a little time to works on that port. 
>
>they're small, and that's nice...  they looked weird in the mail
>client I was using though...
>
>as far as the AS/400 folks...  they have sent their changes to folks
>in my department at IBM (who are more in the mainstream Apache
>development)...  frankly, I found it far too much to digest at once
>and have been too lazy^H^H^H^Hbusy to do anything with it
>
>also, they've posted some fixes to dev@[apr|httpd].apache.org...
>
>> Yes it's stupid to duplicate works but I'd like to have the 
>> original Apache 2.0 on my iSeries from the main source and
>> repository, and not just to respect the OSS spirit of ASF.
>> But, may be, some of you could try some lobbying on IBM officials
>> and managers to commit the AS/400 patches back to original CVS
>> for both APR and Apache 2.0
>
>I don't think any lobbying is necessary.  They know it is in their
>best interest.  But note that their code base is a lot older, with
>many things changed since then.  Also, their goal was to get a stable,
>tested product out in a particular timeframe, not go through the
>political+technical minefield of getting patches committed.  The
>results are surely different.
>
>If you've made good progress towards getting current code ported to
>AS/400, and you can post it in bite-sized chunks for us to understand,
>then let's concentrate on that.
>
>As I mentioned before, I'm curious about how far along you are.  If
>you are at the state of APR recognizing that it is AS/400 but nothing
>works, then I personally won't spend any time looking at the patches
>until you're further along.  Others may take a different approach.
>
>I hope this doesn't sound like any sort of gauntlet.  If we weren't
>interested in your work we wouldn't have bothered commenting on your
>post.
>
>Thanks,
>-- 
>Jeff Trawick | trawick@attglobal.net | PGP public key at web site:
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>             Born in Roswell... married an alien...
>

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