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Re: Re: Should we ship a newer version of APR with 1.4.0-rcNEXT?

From: Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-07-05 22:40:18 CEST

On 7/5/06, Garrett Rooney <rooneg@electricjellyfish.net> wrote:
> On 7/5/06, martin.smith@uk.nomura.com <martin.smith@uk.nomura.com> wrote:
> > +1 for large file support.
>
> Umm, shipping a newer version of APR 0.9.x won't help large file
> support. We can't ship an APR 1.x release because it's not binary
> compatible with the previous releases, so we're stuck wiht 0.9.x for
> the foreseeable future.

I disagree. We're not forced to ship anything. And while we're at the
subject, I get more and more APR 0.9.x vs Apache 2.2 (ie APR 1.x)
compile problems on #svn. So, I'm in favor of not shipping anything
and make people look at their systems to find the right APR to link
against instead of using a default which gets us into trouble more and
more often.

BTW: Binary compat only counts on systems which already *have* APR and
- presumably - we're not including APR for those systems!

bye,

Erik.

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