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From Joe Schaefer <>
Subject Re: libapreq 2-2.07
Date Mon, 13 Feb 2006 16:56:49 GMT
Clinton Gormley <> writes:

>> libapreq2 is an APR-based shared library used for parsing HTTP cookies,
>> query-strings and POST data.  This package provides
>>      1) version 2.5.7 of the libapreq2 library,
>>      2) mod_apreq2, a filter module necessary for using libapreq2
>>         within the Apache HTTP Server,
>>      3) the Apache2::Request, Apache2::Cookie, and Apache2::Upload
>>         perl modules for using libapreq2 with mod_perl2.
> Which is now the preferred method of using libapreq? Via
> Apache2::Request or APR::Request?

Either one is fine, but the APR::Request API's are a little
closer to the bare metal than the Apache2::Request ones.

> I have written wrappers around APR::Request::Param/Cookie/Apache2 which
> do what I need.  Should I be concerned about the API changing
> dramatically in future releases?  Is the API of the APR modules more or
> less stable than the Apache2:Request modules?

The APIs are equally stable- this is our first non-dev release
of libapreq2.

Joe Schaefer

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