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Re: Why svn 2.0 may come sooner than we expected

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2004-07-02 09:45:15 CEST

Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> --On Thursday, July 1, 2004 11:26 PM -0400 Greg Hudson <ghudson@MIT.EDU>
> wrote:
>
>> Regardless, I'd say this pain comes from Apache, with their apparent
>> blithe disregard for binary compatibility in httpd. Every time you
>> create a new incompatible ABI version, you create pain. We can choose
>> to pass that pain on to our direct users in the form of more rigid
>> dependency requirement, or onto our third-party developers in the form
>> of a poorly-defined ABI.
>
> httpd has enforced binary compatibility since roughly 2.0.42. -- justin

I believe Greg is referring to the fact that if HTTPD played by APR compatibility rules, it would have to call what will be "2.2",
"3.0" instead.

Max.

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