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From Paul Querna <c...@force-elite.com>
Subject Re: svn commit: r232338 [1/2] - in /httpd/mod_smtpd/trunk: ./ Makefile.in README autogen.sh configure configure.ac mod_smtpd.h smtp.h smtp_core.c smtp_protocol.c
Date Sun, 18 Sep 2005 19:30:12 GMT
Rian Hunter wrote:
> 
> On Sep 17, 2005, at 9:50 PM, Paul Querna wrote:
> 
>> Sorry for bring this up so late....
>> [ snip ]
>>>
>>
>> Why are these APR Optional Functions?
>>
>> Why can't they be AP_DECLARE_HOOK's?
>>
>> -Paul
>>
> 
> I decided that they should be optional because after talking to some 
> people I was under the impression that only modules included in the core 
> httpd distribution should use AP_DECLARE_HOOK and all others should be 
> optional hooks because they might not always be loaded.

If you are running a SMTP server, mod_smtpd will always be loaded, and 
if its not, it should be treated as a fatal error  The optional 
functions will make it silently ignore any missing symbols, which isn't 
a good thing.

-Paul

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