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From Ruediger Pluem <>
Subject Re: [vote] Piped loggers and APR_SHELLCMD_ENV
Date Thu, 24 May 2007 10:04:23 GMT

On 05/24/2007 11:27 AM, Joe Orton wrote:
> On Wed, May 23, 2007 at 06:39:48PM -0500, William Rowe wrote:
>>While I'm working on a solution to permit cmd.exe to be launched from
>>a service process within Win32, I'm still struck by the inefficiency
>>here and feel we need to resolve the core issue.
> ...
>> [ ] Revert to "|foo" to invoke foo, and
>>     add "|$foo" syntax to launch foo via sh
> This would be a regression, it will break working configurations.
>> [ ] Retain "|foo" to invoke foo through sh, and
>>     add "||foo" syntax to directly launch foo
> No strong objection to doing this, but it seems like a case of adding 
> config foo to work around an APR bug; though I guess there's a 
> reasonable argument that it's a useful feature regardless.
> Is the APR bug really so intractable?

I agree with Joe here. As far as I remember this is mainly a windows issue, correct?
Can't this be fixed somehow in APR?

If not, I would vote for the second option to avoid regressions in existing configurations.



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