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From "Plüm, Rüdiger, VF-Group" <ruediger.pl...@vodafone.com>
Subject RE: DAV Provider Patch
Date Mon, 21 Sep 2009 15:34:45 GMT
 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dan Poirier 
> Sent: Montag, 21. September 2009 17:28
> To: dev@httpd.apache.org
> Subject: Re: DAV Provider Patch
> 
> "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.

+1.

Regards

Rüdiger


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