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From "Kevin A. McGrail" <>
Subject Re: httpd24 branch
Date Mon, 18 Feb 2013 18:36:43 GMT
On 2/18/2013 2:28 AM, Jan Kalu┼ża wrote:
> Hi,
> I've been granted commit access to mod_perl (Thanks to Torsten), so I 
> want to inform you about my intentions with httpd24 branch.
> 1. Merge changes from trunk to httpd24 branch.
> 2. Review my patches from 
> and commit them to httpd24 branch.
> 3. Run make source_scan on my machine and commit the results to 
> httpd24 branch.
> Those three steps should allow people to just ./configure and make 
> mod_perl with httpd24 sources. They will also make httpd24 branch 
> *httpd24 only* and personally I think this is the way to go, because 
> of following reasons:
> 1. Build system (make source_scan) is not good enough to run properly 
> on all systems and I'm not going to rewrite it.
> 2. httpd 2.4 auth API changed in a way where it works very differently 
> than the one in 2.2. I will still try to put 2.4 code to proper 
> #ifdefs, but it would be really great to just have separate version 
> for 2.4.
> When all this is done, I will commit my second patchset which adds 
> httpd-2.4 features to mod_perl (mainly new auth API) and fixes lot of 
> mod_perl tests.
> Please feel free to monitor my work in httpd24 branch and comment it 
> on list if you find some problem there. It's my first experience with 
> mod_perl and I really don't know everything about it. 
I look forward to this course of action.  My only question is shouldn't 
you need to run make xs_generate as well?  I haven't gotten far enough 
to find out but if I can get past those hurdles, i believe I can assist 
much more readily.

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