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From Fred Moyer <f...@redhotpenguin.com>
Subject Re: [RELEASE CANDIDATE]: mod_perl-2.0.6 RC3
Date Tue, 10 Apr 2012 19:07:38 GMT
On Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 11:50 AM, Joe Schaefer <joe_schaefer@yahoo.com> wrote:
> CPAN can't support both lines so we're stuck going
> with thelatest version whenever we drop stuff on CPAN.

That's a good point. I've seen that solved with something like package
mod_perl::24, but I'm not sure if that is the right approach here.

> IOW we don't need to rush to support 2.4 as it will
> introduce pain for existing users.  Aim for another
> 3-6 months min before we start targetting that platform
> is what I suggest.

I'd be happy to test a 2.4 branch if it was available.

>
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: Torsten Förtsch <torsten.foertsch@gmx.net>
>> To: dev@perl.apache.org
>> Cc: Fred Moyer <fred@redhotpenguin.com>
>> Sent: Tuesday, April 10, 2012 2:37 PM
>> Subject: Re: [RELEASE CANDIDATE]: mod_perl-2.0.6 RC3
>>
>> On Tuesday, 10 April 2012 10:28:53 Fred Moyer wrote:
>>>  Guessing this is a 2.0.7 fix? Or would it need to be 2.4.0?
>>
>> What are the requirements for one or the other? I think a modperl that
>> supports httpd 2.4 will not be completely backwards compatible.
>>
>> However, this is a subject for discussion. Should it be as backwards
>> compatible as possible? I don't think so. Modperl is a layer that exposes
>> the
>> httpd API more or less for Perl users. If that API changes we should adopt
>> these changes. But perhaps we should have a modperl for httpd 2.2 and another
>> one for 2.4.
>>
>> A minor question is should we bind our version numbering to that of httpd?
>>
>> Torsten Förtsch
>>
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