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From Rainer Jung <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release httpd 2.3.4-alpha
Date Wed, 02 Dec 2009 20:43:35 GMT
On 25.11.2009 23:43, Paul Querna wrote:
> Test tarballs for Apache httpd 2.3.4-alpha are available at:
>     <>
> Your votes please;
>   +/- 1
>   [  ]  Release httpd-2.3.4 as Alpha
> Vote closes at 18:00 UTC on Monday November 30 2009.
> May your Thanksgiving be filled with Turkey and httpd testing,

I'm +0 as an alpha.

I reported a crash a couple of minutes ago, but it's not clear at the 
moment, whether it's only a problem in mod_logio (which is rarely used) 
or a more general problem concerning optional function hooks and restarts.

Other small things:

1) Use of AP_LDAP_OPT_DEBUG in modules/ldap/util_ldap.c, already fixed 
by G√ľnter.

2) HTTP KeepAlive: there is still a problem with FD handling (no 
surprise, because nothing changed since 2.3.1): see

In apr configure, there are (at least) two places with

   $RM conftest*

but RM=rm and conftest* doesn't exist at that moment, so it obviously 

   conftest*: No such file or directory

Line numbers are 13902 (and 13957) and also 15018. Don't know whether RM 
should be "rm -f" or instead it should "$RM -f contest*".

3) configure in the expat directory throws a syntax error:

.../srclib/apr-util/xml/expat/configure[2462]: syntax error at line 3321 
: `(' unexpected

It has to do with the function lt_if_append_uniq used there. If I 
rebuild configure using the script inside the expat 
directory, the function is no longer used in the configure script and 
the error is gone. It seems the function lt_if_append_uniq() comes from 
libtool 2.2. I use 1.5.26. Looks like we have to agree on minimum 
toolchain needed and fix documentation if we upgrade to libtool 2.2 as a 



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