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From Paul Querna <>
Subject Re: intend to roll 2.3 alpha on Wednesday
Date Wed, 11 Nov 2009 20:47:36 GMT
On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 12:14 PM, William A. Rowe Jr.
<> wrote:
> Paul Querna wrote:
>> On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 11:56 AM, William A. Rowe Jr.
>> <> wrote:
>>> Graham Leggett wrote:
>>>> Paul Querna wrote:
>>>>> I intend to roll a 2.3 alpha release on Wednesday November 11th.
>>> +1
>>>>> I will bundle APR from the 1.4.x branch. (APR people should make a
>>>>> release, but this shouldn't be a blocker for our own alpha releases).
>>> Major problem; don't do this.  You are putting 1.4.x code into a release
>>> which then ends up causing APR 1.4.0 to break its binary ABI rules.  That
>>> is just not kosher.  Some README or release notes observing that the best
>>> results can be obtained with a checkout and build of the as-yet-unreleased
>>> apr 1.4.x trunk is sufficient.
>>> If you want to 'test the bundling' - use a released apr please?
>> No released APR works.
> It works, but isn't code-complete or bug free; what else is new?

APR 1.3.x does not contain APIs used by httpd 2.3.3.  Those APIs are
added in APR 1.4.x.

That is the root of the problem.  'does not work' == does not compile.

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