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From "Sander Striker" <>
Subject RE: mod_dav overhaul
Date Thu, 29 May 2003 22:44:23 GMT
> From: []
> Sent: Thursday, May 29, 2003 3:39 PM

>>>3. use the API versioning which is present in httpd-2.0 (and later) to
>>>   define two back-end interfaces for mod_dav. The current interface
>>>   is v1, and the new "pool accepting" interface becomes v2.  mod_dav
>>>   is updated so that it can use either interface.  mod_dav_svn is
>>>   updated to supply both: the old wrapper-based form, and the new
>>>   form. This will allow a mix/match between httpd-2.0.X (and 2.X.Y)
>>>   and mod_dav_svn.
>> I'm mostly asking, is this a real win?
> This is Greg Stein's department;  I'm not familiar with the political
> implications of our various options.   ("Do we make v1 and v2 provider
> interfaces available to the 2.0 branch?  Or just declare that mod_dav
> has a new API in httpd-2.1?")  I'll let him address this topic.

If we want to make use of it in Subversion, then it [the v2 provider API]
needs to be available in 2.0.  Otherwise why would you bother fixing it? ;)


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