On Mon, Feb 12, 2001 at 03:45:03PM -0800, Greg Stein wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 12, 2001 at 09:16:29AM -0600, email@example.com wrote:
> > Kevin Pilch-Bisson <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > > Alright, that sounds reasonable, but how are we handling portability
> > > stuff. realpath(3) doesn't exist on win32, but _fullpath does. Should
> > > I suggest this to the APR list, since portability stuff is their domain,
> > > or should I hack up the file with #ifdef WIN32. That way APR could in
> > > theory use the system version if it is not broken, or use their own if
> > > it is broken.
> Write the code however it is needed, including an #ifdef.
> > Nonono. Please don't #ifdef WIN32 if at all possible. I've spent too
> > much time already finding and fixing inconsistencies between the
> > various Win32 platforms in APR...we don't want to fight the same
> > battles on this side of the border. I think APR is indeed the place
> > for such a thing.
> We move it to APR after we have a working version. We already have several
> functions that would best be within APR, and are pending a move. This would
> simply be another.
> We can't just say "that's APR's job" and sit back. The people that care
> about something are the people to write the code. That means we write the
> code and move it to the right place later.
Well I posted something to the APR list, and got a reply that someone
else is already working on doing it for APR, so I guess I will just
leave it for now, and use the APR version once it is committed.
> Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
Kevin Pilch-Bisson, http://www.pilch-bisson.net
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:22 2006
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