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From Dan Poirier <>
Subject Re: DAV Provider Patch
Date Mon, 21 Sep 2009 15:28:20 GMT
"Brian J. France" <> 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 <>

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