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Re: Neon and APR

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2001-09-19 03:26:06 CEST

On Wed, Sep 19, 2001 at 12:45:27AM +0100, Joe Orton wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 19, 2001 at 01:12:10AM +0200, Sander Striker wrote:
> > > Time for that use-APR-in-Neon patch :-)
> >
> > Well, I'll take that task*, together with getting client auth ssl working
> > in subversion (currently I tripped over another segv in mod_ssl :( ).
> >
> > *) If people want me to. Joe, Greg, thoughts?
>
> Personally I'm not that interested in seeing neon use APR, though I
> might apply a patch if it's squeaky clean

Well, of course it would be :-)

> and I can be convinced there are no licensing issues

There are no compatibility problems between the ASF license and the (L)GPL.

> (it will of course have to be an optional layer;
> neon will always work without APR). It would mean more complexity, and
> in this case, only to work around a deeper API issue, the need for this
> temp file in the first place.

I've been mentioning it for about a year now. It would solve quite a few
portability things; not just the temp file issue.

As with Sander, I'd see a broad use of the various APR types such as pools,
hash tables, files, and sockets.

Cheers,
-g

-- 
Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
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