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From Sander van Zoest <san...@vanzoest.com>
Subject Re: libexpat
Date Tue, 21 May 2002 16:43:11 GMT
On Mon, 20 May 2002, Jon Travis wrote:

> On Mon, May 20, 2002 at 09:54:16PM -0500, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
> > At 09:43 PM 5/20/2002, you wrote:
> > >On Mon, 20 May 2002, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
> > > > Context?
> > >httpd links in expat, perl extension links against a different version of
> > >expat.  both have the same symbol names, and they are not binary
> > >compatible.  perl extension resolves symbols to the httpd version.
> > >kaboom.  its been an issue for years with 1.3, you'll find plenty in the
> > >modperl archives on it.
> > Can we somehow draw one from the two?
> > Of course that's win32 (or OS X) ... on Unix I can imagine this is hellish,
> > no matter how we try solving it.
> This same stuff comes up every few months.  Python modules had the same
> issue with PCRE stuff (surprised mod_perl doesn't have that issue).

Same issue with libc's regcomp and hsregex. We probably will have the same
issue with APR as well.

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Sander van Zoest                                          sander@vanzoest.com
San Diego, CA, US                                 http://Sander.vanZoest.com/


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