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From 风河 ...@fenghe.org>
Subject Re: [Slightly OT] Apache::AuthCookie and mod_perl version 1.x
Date Tue, 01 Aug 2017 00:57:29 GMT
We have a lot of servers running under mp2 and httpd2.2  :)

On Tue, Aug 1, 2017, at 05:51 AM, Randolf Richardson wrote:
> 	I don't know of anyone who uses Apache HTTPd v1.x or mod_perl 
> version 1.x anymore.  With mod_perl2 support added recently for 
> Apache HTTPd v2.4 it seems that earlier versions of mod_perl2 are 
> gradually being upgraded too (including my systems, of which I only 
> have a few older ones to upgrade from v2.2 in the near future).
> 
> 	It seems to me that while Apache HTTPd v2.2 is still quite popular 
> and continues to be very relevant, I suspect that anything earlier 
> than v2.2 is also probably not a major concern.  Also of interest is 
> the "end of life" final release status of Apache HTTPd v2.2, for 
> which you can read the official announcement, here:
> 
> 		Apache httpd 2.2.34 Released (End-of-Life); final release
> 		http://www.apache.org/dist/httpd/Announcement2.2.html
> 
> 	In summary, I have no need for Apache HTTPd v1.x since I've long ago 
> upgraded to newer v2.2 and v2.4, and so from my perspective I don't 
> see any need to continue maintaining modules for v1.x (with an 
> exception being paying customers who won't/can't upgrade from v1.x).
> 
> 	By the way, thanks for the great work you've put into the 
> Apache2::AuthCookie module (and its earlier incantations).
> 
> > Hi folks.
> > 
> > Sorry for this slightly off topic thread, but in the past announcements
> > about AuthCookie were typically made to this list.
> > 
> > I'm the maintainer of Apache::AuthCookie (and Apache2::AuthCookie) and
> > am wondering if there are any people out there still using
> > Apache::AuthCookie under mod_perl version 1.x (and as such apache 1.x)?
> > 
> > Given that apache 1.3.42 was the final release of Apache 1.3, which was
> > way back in 2010, I am hoping that everyone has moved on to Apache 2.x
> > long ago.
> > 
> > As a result, I would like to formally drop support for Apache 1.3 from
> > future versions of Apache::AuthCookie.  This would allow me to clean up
> > the dist a bit, and be able to publish a consistent set of dependencies
> > in META.* in the dist.
> > 
> > If you really require Apache::AuthCookie under apache 1.3 at this point,
> > you can get a previous version of AuthCookie from backpan to address that.
> > 
> > If you really do need AuthCookie and getting it from backpan is a
> > problem for you, please let me know.
> > 
> > Thanks!
> > 
> > Regards,
> > Michael Schout
> 
> 
> Randolf Richardson - randolf@inter-corporate.com
> Inter-Corporate Computer & Network Services, Inc.
> Beautiful British Columbia, Canada
> http://www.inter-corporate.com/
> 
> 

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