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From "Paul Smedley" <pauldes...@despamsmedley.id.au>
Subject Re: Re: criteria for axing MPMs from the tree
Date Tue, 11 Aug 2009 13:24:21 GMT
Hi Jeff,

On Tue, 11 Aug 2009 13:09:13 UTC, Jeff Trawick <trawick@gmail.com> 
wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 11, 2009 at 8:38 AM, Paul Smedley <
> pauldespam@despamsmedley.id.au> wrote:
> 
> > Hi Guys,
> >
> > On Thu, 26 Mar 2009 14:36:29 UTC, trawick@gmail.com wrote:
> >
> > > * The last OS/2-specific MPM change I can find was in 2003
> > > (http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=rev&revision=101826).
> > >
> > > Votes:
> > >
> > > [ ] yank BeOS MPM from trunk
> > > [ ] yank OS/2 MPM from trunk
> > >
> > > (I'm +1 on both votes)
> >
> > Sorry for the late response, but if there is no current OS/2
> > maintainer for APR and httpd - I'm happy to take on that role.
> 
> 
> I hope you've noticed that the OS/2 MPM is gone from trunk ;)

Actually no, as I just build from the tar.bz2 on each release :)

> All you need to get OS/2 working in trunk is version control *somewhere*,
> and to check out the MPM itself on top of httpd trunk.
> 
> When patches are submitted to add OS/2 support back to the core, please take
> the opportunity to help figure out the real meaning of the conditional logic
> so that we don't continually maintain stuff like
> 
> #if WINDOWS || NETWARE || OS2 || xx.
> 
> (I anticipate that the Windows and NetWare maintainers will assist.  No
> worries here if these are tracked by a handful of new "characteristics,"
> almost all of which are common between these three platforms ;) )

OK - I'll try get to this real soon now. I'm moving house in two weeks
though, so there may be some delays :)

-- 
Cheers,

Paul.


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