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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: Ship 1.3.0 apr in httpd 2.2.9
Date Sat, 12 Apr 2008 15:54:47 GMT
+1... Would make things easier for the backport of
some stuff to 2.2 as well :)

PS: I'd like for us to consider a 2.2.9 "soonish"... I offer
to RM again ;)

On Apr 11, 2008, at 10:39 AM, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
> So here's a thought from Davi's^WColm's APR talk in speaking with
> chipig, jorton and others...
>
> We have several inheritance quirks addressed by 1.3.0 apr, and the
> new memcache, ssl and other features are present in 1.3.  The features
> in APR[-util] 1.3 would be a definite benefit, today.
>
> When we add a few new functions to HTTPD - we bump the MMN and then
> guarantee that these functions are binary compatible from that given
> MMN bump ... all older builds against that HTTPD are binary forward
> compatible until we move along to 2.4.
>
> In APR - we guarantee backwards binary compat... apr 1.{any} will
> continue to behave once we we bump the version minor.
>
> Combine these, and it seems that with a Minor MMN bump, we can throw
> the switch to require APR 1.3.x (or later) for the remaining life
> of httpd 2.2.
>
> The other side effects of requiring apr 1.3 over 1.2.x all seem to be
> build related and really have no binary compatibility issues  
> whatsoever.
>
> So if APR ships 1.3.0 - would we be prepared to accept 1.3.0 as the  
> new
> minimum version, modulo the minor MMN bump?
>
> Bill
>


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