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From "William A. Rowe Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: svn commit: r1103015 - /httpd/httpd/trunk/STATUS
Date Sun, 15 May 2011 15:29:37 GMT
On 5/15/2011 1:46 AM, Graham Leggett wrote:
> On 15 May 2011, at 1:46 AM, William A. Rowe Jr. wrote:
> 
>> No argument, but there are 1) minor quibbles with the apr-2 interface, and
>> 2) some significant work to replace the original with the new interface, and
>> not sure who has cycles to attack this in the near term.  If it is fixed,
>> re-adding mod_session during 2.4.x cycle would be relatively painless, no?
> 
> The only module affected is mod_session_crypto.c, I'm not sure how the scope has expanded
> to cover mod_session*.

Ok, good... if we decouple mod_session_crypto (until apr-2/1.x api is released)
and leave the rest, that would be just fine.  Folks at the short idea session
couldn't think, offhand, if it was strongly coupled to the whole mod_session
framework.  And it could be readded just as soon as apr releases (with an apr
rev check to enable).

> Taking out mod_session* would also mean taking out mod_auth_form, which in turn would
be a
> lot of work, and would take out a major new feature of v2.4. It would be a far better
use
> of our time just taking out mod_session_crypto.c if it had to come down to it.

So I'll update status with a patch to 'uncouple' and svn rm mod_session_crypto.c
after the branches/2.4.x/ exists, and we can probably extend such a script with
other 'very last minute' go/nogo decisions.

> Full docs are here:
> 
> http://httpd.apache.org/docs/trunk/mod/mod_auth_form.html
> http://httpd.apache.org/docs/trunk/mod/mod_session.html
> http://httpd.apache.org/docs/trunk/mod/mod_session_cookie.html
> http://httpd.apache.org/docs/trunk/mod/mod_session_dbd.html
> http://httpd.apache.org/docs/trunk/mod/mod_session_crypto.html

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