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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: debug apache
Date Tue, 20 Jun 2006 23:40:10 GMT
Jeff Trawick wrote:
> On 6/20/06, Alexander Lazic <al-httpddev@none.at> wrote:
>> On Mon 19.06.2006 07:07, Jeff Trawick wrote:
>> >
>> >If httpd *developers* are interested, we should decide what type of
>> >processing is acceptable/required first and worry about whether it can
>> >be fitted into apr second. As I recall from the last discussion of this
>> >perhaps 15 months ago, most all of the interest was from web admin
>> >lurkers, and there was insufficient developer interest anyway.
>>
>> Ok from your point of view *all* admins *must* be a little *developer*
>> to be able to dig into the httpd/apr-source if a wished config don't
>> work as assumed, no help from poduct to help to find the error :-(
>>
>> Well i'am very unhappy about this conclusion but well it's an market
>> leader worthily.
>>
>> From me i take that in the near future there will not be a help to find
>> config errors without truss/strace or other generic tools.
> 
> I certainly don't mean any negative feelings towards admins.  My
> "conclusion" is simply the combination of
> 
> * firm belief that this type of feature shouldn't be added to the
> software without multiple motivated developers
> * expectation that there wouldn't be multiple motivated developers
> 
> A past discussion of very closely related functionality, though not
> exactly what you asked for originally, yielded multiple interested
> admin-type folks and no developers expressing interest other than
> myself.

And also Jeff's already suggested you bring the subject up at dev@apr.  Since
Apache httpd is not the only program using apr, you might find -more- developers
interested in working on this feature since it would help their program as well.

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