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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: Version check idea
Date Thu, 23 Apr 2015 16:16:59 GMT
Hmmm... I wonder if the config directive could take a URL as
a parameter as an alternative...

> On Apr 23, 2015, at 8:48 AM, Rich Bowen <rbowen@rcbowen.com> wrote:
> 
> 
> 
> On 04/21/2015 10:13 AM, Jeff Trawick wrote:
>> On 04/21/2015 09:55 AM, Jim Jagielski wrote:
>>> For comment: What do people think about adding the capability that
>>> when httpd is started, it tries to access
>>> http://httpd.apache.org/doap.rdf
>>> to check its version number with the latest one referred to in that
>>> file and, if a newer one exists, it prints out a little message
>>> in the error.log (or stderr)...
>>> 
>> Wild assertion: Most people don't get their httpd build from us, so it
>> will be meaningless for them (i.e., says out-of-date the first day they
>> fire up their shiny new Fedora-latest/Ubuntu-latest/etc.).
>> 
> 
> Provide either a configuration option, or other easy way for packagers to alter where
ET phones home, to compensate for that reality.
> 
> --Rich
> 
> -- 
> Rich Bowen - rbowen@rcbowen.com - @rbowen
> http://apachecon.com/ - @apachecon


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