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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: FYI brotli
Date Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:30:45 GMT
Besides, we had no problems supporting OpenSSL 0.9.6 for
years :)

If/when brotli 1.0.0 is released, we simply add support
for that as well. No biggie.

> On Jan 17, 2017, at 8:27 AM, Jim Jagielski <jim@jaguNET.com> wrote:
> 
> Actually, it works fine w/ Brotli 0.5.2 which is
> what I have installed.
> 
>> On Jan 16, 2017, at 3:28 PM, Evgeny Kotkov <evgeny.kotkov@visualsvn.com> wrote:
>> 
>> Jim Jagielski <jim@jagunet.com> writes:
>> 
>>> Functional patch avail... working on doccos.
>>> 
>>>   http://home.apache.org/~jim/patches/brotli-2.4.patch
>> 
>> Hi Jim,
>> 
>> Thank you for the backport patch.
>> 
>> There is, however, a potential problem with backporting mod_brotli, since
>> it relies on the Brotli library 1.0.0, which has not yet been released.
>> In other words, if the upstream changes the API or the library layout
>> or their pkg-config files after mod_brotli is shipped with httpd 2.4.x, it's
>> either going to stop building or working.
>> 
>> The open ticket about the new release is here:
>> 
>> https://github.com/google/brotli/issues/483
>> 
>> My impression on this is that mod_brotli is only safe to backport after the
>> Brotli authors publish the 1.0.0 version of their library.  But perhaps I am
>> missing something?
>> 
>> (Apart from this, I think that Brotli did change the layout of their pkg-config
>> files in [https://github.com/google/brotli/commit/fe9f9a91], and it requires
>> an update in the filters/config.m4 file; I'll do that.)
>> 
>> 
>> Regards,
>> Evgeny Kotkov
> 


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