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From Stas Bekman <>
Subject Re: resolving Apache::Test vs. Apache::test collision
Date Fri, 09 May 2003 00:39:10 GMT
Randy Kobes wrote:
> On Thu, 8 May 2003, Stas Bekman wrote:
>>The problem with providing a replacement for Apache::test is
>>that some people are going to reinstall older mod_perl versions
>>and kill the overriden file.
> That's certainly true in general (for case-preserving but
> otherwise case-insensitive file systems) - I just thought I'd
> clarify why this problem never really arose before on ActivePerl
> Win32. There, mod_perl 1 works with perl-5.6.1 but not with
> perl-5.8.0 (due to large files support), and mod_perl 2 works
> with perl-5.8.0, but not (practically speaking) with perl-5.6.1.
> So it's very rare that Apache::test and Apache::Test would get
> installed within the same Perl tree, at least while these two
> were tied to particular mod_perl versions.

Cool. What about MacOSX? Any other systems?

The other issue is that we have to ship and install and, 
because mp1 users will need on case-sensitive systems. On case 
insensitive systems only one of these will be installed (the other will 
overwrite the first one).

Stas Bekman            JAm_pH ------> Just Another mod_perl Hacker     mod_perl Guide --->

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