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From Dragon <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache module compatibility
Date Thu, 28 Aug 2008 17:34:41 GMT
Steve Wong did speak thusly:
>Assume I developed a module, compiled and tested with Apache 
><http://2.2.6.>2.2.6. When I release the binary to others, what kind 
>of compatibility may I claim in terms of Apache HTTP server version. 
>May I say something like:
>     Compiled with Apache 2.2.6
>     Tested with Apache 2.2.6
>     In theory ccompatible with all 2.2.* Apache servers
>If there exist a good guild line/doc regarding release binary and 
>describing compatibility, I would appreciate if someone can point me there.
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No, you really can't claim any such thing because there are a bunch 
of system libraries involved on any platform on which Apache runs. 
Unless the OS and system libraries and processor architecture are the 
same, you can only claim that it will work on the exact same environment.

Any other environment may be incompatible in any number of ways.


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