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From "Brian J. France" <>
Subject Re: DAV Provider Patch
Date Mon, 21 Sep 2009 14:44:56 GMT

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?


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