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From Sander Striker <stri...@apache.org>
Subject Re: svn commit: r180333 - /httpd/httpd/branches/ssl-fips-dev
Date Mon, 06 Jun 2005 18:24:28 GMT
William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
> At 11:43 AM 6/6/2005, Paul Querna wrote:
> 
>>André Malo wrote:
>>
>>
>>>>Sandbox of httpd/trunk/modules/ssl/ for OpenSSL 0.9.7 fips integration
>>>>development
>>>>
>>>>Added:
>>>>  httpd/httpd/branches/ssl-fips-dev/
>>>>    - copied from r180332, httpd/httpd/trunk/modules/ssl/
>>>
>>>I'm not sure about any policy, but it seems better to me to branch off the whole
trunk, not just a subtree (you never know, what needs to be modified finally)
>>
>>I agree with nd.
> 
> 
> My thinking was; 98% of the changes will be to modules/ssl code
> itself.  90% of the remainder are likely to be incidental bug
> fixes than Ben, I or anyone else working on the tree encounter.
> The other 10% is autoconf detection.
> 
> Most autoconf can be localized in modules/ssl, but for the rest
> of the autoconf issues, they should be no-ops if this code is
> not adopted.  E.g. detecting if libcrypto.so.fips (the signature
> hash file) exists.
> 
> Contrawise, most bug fixes to head will be better reviewed if 
> those of us working in this branch pick them up immediately.
> But if concensus says make this a full tree, I'll be happy to
> oblige.

Personally I prefer entire tree branches.
 

Sander

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