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From Pedro Giffuni <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] replace neon with libwww (preferred) or libcurl (as 2. choice)
Date Thu, 27 Oct 2011 18:14:13 GMT

--- On Thu, 10/27/11, J├╝rgen Schmidt <> wrote:
> after posting this i found some further info which let me
> rethinking 
> this approach and i would like to ask 2 questions first.
> 1. Does anybody already have some experience with libwww?

I have no experience but it is pretty popular, especially
for perl packages. FreeBSD's ports tree has only a minor
patch to ensure that it catches the system openssl.

> 2. How important do you think is WebDAV support in the
> future?
> - Nice to have as we had it before
> - Important because widely used
> - Not so important, we should better focus on CMIS
> integration
> I don't want spent time on the wrong things and libcurl is
> of course 
> widely used, already available in our build env and well
> accepted. My 
> initial approach was perhaps too much focused on not losing
> WebDAV support.

I personally don't think its urgent. The glibc-stubs
dependency is much more urgent IMHO. 


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