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From Steve Hay <steve.m....@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: RC1 release: Updating status page
Date Sat, 24 Jan 2015 14:48:01 GMT
We can certainly update the page when we have an RC out, but note that
2.0.9 will be for all httpd-2.x.x; there is no separate "mp24" for
2.4.x.

On 24 January 2015 at 13:42, Adam <Plankton@theaquaticresearchcenter.com> wrote:
> Suggestion change for http://perl.apache.org/start/index.html :
>
> <begin>
> mp24 is mod_perl for the 2.4.x branch of the Apache HTTPD Server
> mp2  is mod_perl for the 2.2.x branch of the Apache HTTPD Server.
> mp1  is mod_perl for the 1.3.x branch of the Apache HTTPD Server.
>
> mp2 is fully compatible with httpd 2.0.x , and supports most of the 2.2.x feature set.
> mp24 RC supports the 2.4.x feature set. Install it and let us know about any abnormalities
you encountered.
> <end>
>
> (link hereby the word "abnormalities" to http://perl.apache.org/bugs/index.html)
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steve Hay [mailto:steve.m.hay@googlemail.com]
> Sent: Saturday, January 24, 2015 2:33 AM
> To: Adam
> Cc: mod_perl Dev
> Subject: Re: Releasing Apache 2.4 supported Mod-Perl
>
> It's mostly a matter of testing, which I hope we'll get more of once
> we have an RC1 out :-)
>
> Some documentation updates are probably also required to cover the
> changes made for httpd-2.4.
>
> A couple of tests currently still fail on Windows, but we can add a
> "Known Problems" note somewhere to cover that -- it shouldn't hold up
> the release.
>
>
> On 23 January 2015 at 18:52, Adam <Plankton@theaquaticresearchcenter.com> wrote:
>> Thank you Steve! I read at http://perldoc.perl.org/perlhist.html that you carried
quite some major Perl releases on your shoulder since 2010. It must be said that such contribution
is without a doubt something you made a lot of enthusiastic programmers happy with and it
is something that cannot easily be ignored.
>>
>> You've pointed out that the latest source is likely very close to what will become
2.0.9, from SVN:
>> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/perl/modperl/trunk/
>>
>> What is from your point of view necessary to release it?
>> Is it testing? Writing docs?
>> Are there some tasks that can be done by others as well?
>> Is it an option to release earlier by marking certain features as Experimental?
>>
>> Adam
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Steve Hay [mailto:steve.m.hay@googlemail.com]
>> Sent: Thursday, January 22, 2015 6:54 PM
>> To: The Aquatic Research Center
>> Cc: mod_perl Dev
>> Subject: Re: Releasing Apache 2.4 supported Mod-Perl
>>
>> On 22 January 2015 at 16:52, The Aquatic Research Center
>> <Plankton@theaquaticresearchcenter.com> wrote:
>>> Dear appreciated mod-perl developers,
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> I have a mod-perl site that I want to continue using, but my distro doesn't
>>> distribute the mod-perl package anymore because there is none available that
>>> works with Apache 2.4.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> I read the archives and saw that nobody raised any objections against
>>> releasing.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Does somebody know who is the brave Perl-monk that takes precious care of
>>> the mod-perl-pumpkin and is willing to release the Apache 2.4 supported
>>> mod-perl?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>> Thank you for your interest in mod_perl. I have been trying to
>> organize a new release for a little while now, and hope that it will
>> happen soon.
>>
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