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From Dan Poirier <poir...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: DAV Provider Patch
Date Mon, 21 Sep 2009 15:28:20 GMT
"Brian J. France" <brian@brianfrance.com> writes:

> On Sep 21, 2009, at 10:15 AM, Graham Leggett wrote:
>
>> Brian J. France wrote:
>>
>>> I believe this is the first patch that will break binary
>>> compatibility
>>> because it adds a function pointer to the middle of the struct.  I
>>> believe binary compatibility could be retained if we add the function
>>> pointers to the end of the struct instead of in the middle.  Moving
>>> the
>>> function could be part of the back porting patch to 2.2, but leave
>>> it as
>>> is in 2.3+.
>>
>> Would it be possible to move the function pointers to the end of the
>> struct for httpd-trunk as well? Breaking binary compatibility is to be
>> avoided if it can be, even on trunk.
>
>
> Sure.  Which method would be preferred?  Having two hooks or just one
> and use the request_rec to get the filename?

As long as the filename can be gotten trivially from the request rec,
I'd say keep things simple and just add the one hook.

-- 
Dan Poirier <poirier@pobox.com>

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