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From Gregg Smith <>
Subject Re: svn commit: r1694950 - in /httpd/httpd/trunk: include/http_request.h modules/http/http_request.c
Date Mon, 10 Aug 2015 18:56:58 GMT
On 8/10/2015 11:44 AM, William A Rowe Jr wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 10, 2015 at 12:31 PM, Gregg Smith<>  wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I guess a minor at least.
>> I did not add, remove or change the structure of the function, I simply
>> made it available to modules. Does that warrant a major bump?
> Never a major - that is reserved for changing the signature of functions
> or members of structures that are catastrophic for previously compiled
> modules.  This is not one of those :)
> The previous absence of these exports was simply a bug, I don't see
> a reason to bump the version minor for bug fixing.
> If users were looking to determine compatibility, e.g. on the 2.4 released
> branch, I might have another opinion, but during trunk development, we
> fix it and move on.  A previously compiled module simply wouldn't have
> any insight on these functions so correcting it doesn't break what they
> were already aware of

Thanks Christophe for bringing it up.
Thanks Bill and RĂ¼diger for the answer. I was sure it was not a major 
bump yet was foggy on the minor. My feeling on it was as Bill stated in 
his last sentence above.


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