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From "Steffen" <i...@apachelounge.com>
Subject Re: 2.2.7
Date Wed, 26 Sep 2007 19:28:54 GMT
Not really of my concern.

I want to give attention to 
http://bahumbug.wordpress.com/2007/09/07/apache-226/


May be agood time to reconsider the depency for example with APR.

Steffen

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Steffen" <info@apachelounge.com>
To: <dev@httpd.apache.org>
Sent: Wednesday, 26 September, 2007 21:05
Subject: Re: 2.2.7


> There is the ASF statement/promise:
>
> "Modules compiled for Apache 2.2 should continue to work for all 2.2.x
> releases."
>
> So I expect that modules have *not* to be new compiled. It is quite 
> confusing for our users en authors have to maintain in most
> cases up to 4 versions. What about the Magic Number ?
>
> Btw.
> I guess (when I see the downloads)  already a few thousands (production)
> sites are running the 2.2.6 version from the ApacheLounge*. Not a single
> problem report received, all running well including mod_perl and other 
> mods
> which are failing with the ASF build.
>
> So for this moment the Windows Community has no need to hurry a new 2.2.7.
> We are also a little afraid that same things can happen as with the 
> unusually closely 2.2.5==>2.2.6 process, a broken build.
>
> Steffen
> www.apachelounge.com
> *not affiliated with the Apache Software Foundation or with the Apache 
> HTTP
> Server Project
>
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wrowe@rowe-clan.net>
> To: <dev@httpd.apache.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, 26 September, 2007 18:50
> Subject: Re: 2.2.7
>
>
>> Jim Jagielski wrote:
>>> I'd like for us to consider a release of 2.2.7 in October
>>> to address the Windows file handle issues as well
>>> some other fixes that would be useful to get out quickly...
>>
>> How about 2 :)
>>
>> I expect to have Windows fixes ready to backport next week after
>> the perlfolk confirm my suggested fixes for pseudo-standard I/O :)
>>
>> So it was my hope to release APR 1.2.12 quite quickly (no apr-util
>> expected but that doesn't mean it wouldn't see some improvements
>> that merit a release), and httpd 2.2.7 promptly.  I've been shrinking
>> patches to the minimum LoC to change/review/release and will commit
>> today.
>>
>> I'd love to see another 2.2.8 with more bug fixes late in October
>> or very early November, so that it's the 'best version available'
>> and there would be very little push to make 2.2 better, but shift
>> a bunch of energy to getting somewhere towards 2.4.x or hacking on
>> the Amsterdam branch during our ApacheCon month.
>>
>> Bill
>>
>
> 


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