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From Stas Bekman <>
Subject Re: resolving Apache::Test vs. Apache::test collision
Date Sat, 10 May 2003 01:24:31 GMT
Randy Kobes wrote:
> On Fri, 9 May 2003, Stas Bekman wrote:
> [ .. ]
>>Yes, that shouldn't be a problem.
>>So currently we are down to two options:
>>1) Integrate in I think we should bundle
>>Apache::Test with future versions of mod_perl to make the
>>maintenance simple and remove the original Apache::test from
>>2) Rename Apache::Test to Apache::Tester (or else) to resolve
>>the collision. Rename the distro Apache-Test to
>>Apache-TestHarness (or else) to avoid confusion.
>>Looks like if we can provide a clean implementation of (1)
>>that's would be the best solution. Randy says that it shouldn't
>>be a problem with winFU. If David says that it's cool with
>>MacOSX, let's try to take this route then.
> I'd tend to agree with (1) ... Would that mean that mod_perl 1
> (and any 3rd party mod_perl 1 packages that use it) would have to
> change a 'use Apache::test' to 'use Apache::Test'? 

We don't want that to happen.

> Or would
> Apache/ become an identical copy of Apache/, with
> both being installed?

I was thinking to distribute both files as identical copies (both including 
packages Apache::Test and Apache::test). And on the case-insensitive systems, 
only one will get actually installed.

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

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