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From Frederik Nosi <>
Subject Re: Interesting data point
Date Thu, 12 Nov 2015 14:55:44 GMT

On 11/12/2015 03:17 PM, Eric Covener wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 12, 2015 at 3:35 AM, William A Rowe Jr <> wrote:
>> If it is that easy to move 202k sites (111k net) to an entirely different
>> server, it is supposed to be much simpler for the users to move within the
>> same server - from their 2.2.x to 2.4.current, isn't it?  And if it is that
>> easy to move away, then for 2.2 to 2.4 migration to continue to be painful
>> will surely hurt httpd adoption, down the road.
> I don't think the numbers necessarily speak to the difficulty in
> upgrading (or switching).  There are
> some people who won't switch until absolutely forced, and others who
> have new requirements
> or are just more liberal in making a change.
> I personally do not really see a lot of bad feedback about 2.2 to 2.4
> migration. Maybe there would be a good perspective from e.g. one of
> the debian maintainers, because their users in some way would have
> been "forcibly" dragged though it to stay current on the OS.
In my experience, it's not the apache upgrade difficulty per se, but the 
fact that a lot of people using RHEL / SLES have yet to upgrade to their 
latest versions (RHEL 7 / SLES 12) which include Apache 2.4

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