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From Bill Stoddard <b...@wstoddard.com>
Subject Re: Antw: RE: consider reopening 1.3
Date Mon, 17 Nov 2003 18:31:55 GMT
Colm MacCarthaigh wrote:

> On Mon, Nov 17, 2003 at 11:01:46AM -0700, Peter J. Cranstone wrote:
> 
>>Oh yes - forgot about v6... that's a must have for Apache. Is it available
>>for 1.x? If not that would be the first feature to add.
> 
> 
> The KAME project has IPv6 patches for 1.3.* at
> 
> 	ftp://ftp.kame.net/pub/kame/misc/
> 
> they work on KAME (ie *BSD) stacks but have issues on platforms without 
> INET6_V6ONLY support (but just about work). linux.or.jp used to maintain 
> an alternative patch with v6 support, but that's since gone.
> 
> The patches are all truly horrendous. APR has a much better model for
> all of this.
> 

Apache 1.4, an APR'ized version of Apache 1.3 (to pick up IPV6 and 64 bit support) with all
the Windows 
specific code stripped out and source compatability (to the extent possible) with Apache 1.3
modules would 
probably see rapid uptake. I can't say that thrills me but it's probably true...

Bill


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