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From Fred Moyer <f...@redhotpenguin.com>
Subject Re: Retiring mod_perl 1.3.x
Date Sun, 20 Feb 2011 04:41:02 GMT
On Sat, Feb 19, 2011 at 1:02 PM, Philip M. Gollucci
<pgollucci@p6m7g8.com> wrote:
> On 2/19/2011 2:50 PM, Perrin Harkins wrote:
>> I guess my question is how would this be any different from what we're
>> doing now?  Is anyone actively working on mod_perl 1 development,
>> except when a security issue is raised?
> Its 'official', good practice, and prudent :)

+1 for releasing 1.32 - there is a non security compilation fix, and
I'll be committing another change discussed off list.

The more I think about it, the less it makes sense to spend tuits on
retiring mp 1.3.  I would however say that future versions of
Apache::Test et al should not need to support mod_perl 1 at the same
time as supporting mod_perl2.

For instance, the next release of Apache::Reload could be
Apache2::Reload.  It can use Apache2::Build to do all the mp2
bootstrapping.  It is unlikely that someone out on the list will get
an itch and fix an issue with Apache::Reload on mod_perl 1 at this
point.  If they do, the best practice would be to put it in their own
repository; I don't see hordes of mp1 contributors suddenly showing up
and showering us with patches :)

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