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From "Plüm, Rüdiger, VF-Group" <ruediger.pl...@vodafone.com>
Subject Re: Backports from trunk to 2.2 proxy-balancers
Date Wed, 06 May 2009 15:14:05 GMT
 

> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Jim Jagielski  
> Gesendet: Mittwoch, 6. Mai 2009 17:10
> An: dev@httpd.apache.org
> Betreff: Re: Backports from trunk to 2.2 proxy-balancers
> 
> 
> On May 6, 2009, at 11:04 AM, Plüm, Rüdiger, VF-Group wrote:
> 
> >
> >
> >> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> >> Von: Jim Jagielski
> >> Gesendet: Mittwoch, 6. Mai 2009 16:59
> >> An: dev@httpd.apache.org
> >> Betreff: Re: Backports from trunk to 2.2 proxy-balancers
> >>
> >>
> >> On May 6, 2009, at 9:54 AM, Plüm, Rüdiger, VF-Group wrote:
> >>
> >>>
> >>> The problem is that this breaks existing configurations for 2.2.x
> >>> as the balancers are now in separate modules.
> >>
> >> How so (the breakage, that is)?? You mean they requirement for
> >> them to LoadModule them?
> >
> > Exactly. This is an unpleasant surprise for someone updating an
> > existing installation from 2.2.a to 2.2.b.
> >
> 
> In that case, we could keep the trunk dir structure for any
> "extra" balancers we may add in the 2.2 tree and move the old
> balancer code back into mod_proxy_balancers.c (or, even better,
> as sep files that aren't sub-modules :) )
 
Sounds fine to me. I am not opposed to the directory structure and
separate files per se. Maybe we just link them into mod_proxy_balancer
on 2.2.x whereas we keep them as separate modules on trunk.

Regards

Rüdiger

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