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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: FYI brotli
Date Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:27:50 GMT
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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