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From Dragon <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache module compatibility
Date Thu, 28 Aug 2008 18:13:28 GMT
Steve Wong did speak thusly:
>Thanks for your reply. I do expect the binary releases are tied to 
>platform specific information (OS, processor architecture, dependent 
>libraries). If the only thing change is Apache server version, does 
>it work? Or I should be prepared to add a dimension to my binary 
>release matrix. The grid for the new dimension is the last part of 
>the version number of Apache.
>So, let me ask my question specific to a single platform again. Is 
>Apache a.b.y backward compatible with a.b.x in terms of loading 
>modules previously compiled with a.b.y? Do I have to recompile my 
>modules for every single minor releases?
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I am not an expert on that but I would say that it is possible it 
might work but to be safe, you should compile against each particular 
version of Apache you wish to support.

The other option is to make your source code available so people can 
compile it against their own environment.


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