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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: Status 2.2.7?
Date Mon, 29 Oct 2007 13:30:34 GMT

On Oct 28, 2007, at 9:09 AM, Ruediger Pluem wrote:

> As far as I remember there was a desire to release 2.2.7 soon as 2.2.6
> introduced some incompatibilities with mod_fastcgi and mod_perl on  
> Windows due
> to changes to avoid file descriptor leaks on Windows. Other Bill  
> worked hard
> on the needed fixes in APR and so the original plan was to wait on  
> the next APR
> 1.2.x release containing these fixes before releasing 2.2.7. But it  
> turned
> out that Bill's fixes for APR could not be backported to 1.2.x due  
> to APR's
> versioning rules. Then Bill proposed a patch for 2.2.x in the  
> STATUS file
> which I commented on:
>
> http://people.apache.org/~wrowe/httpd-2.0-2.2-procattr-bugfix- 
> log.c.patch
>
> Is this patch now essentially the show stopper for 2.2.7 (as we  
> want to fix the
> situation on Windows that started with 2.2.6)? Or do we have to  
> wait for the next
> 1.2.x APR release to solve this issue (or possible other issues)?
> I saw that besides many other things Bill worked a lot on the  
> Windows make files
> for APR. Are they a wanted prerequisite for 2.2.7?
>

IMO, I do consider this a showstopper and 2.2.7 should wait
until fixed. I plan on doing a 2.2.7 (as well as 1.3.40)
release "real soon" once these issues are resolved...


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