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Re: The (hopefully) final BDB-4.4 fix

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2006-03-14 21:17:22 CET

Justin Erenkrantz <justin@erenkrantz.com> writes:
> On Tue, Mar 14, 2006 at 01:09:43PM -0800, Garrett Rooney wrote:
> > Note that we also need an APR release in order to actually use BDB
> > 4.4. We're talking right now about rolling a 0.9.x release this week,
> > which will have the support in it. 1.2.x will follow reasonably soon
> > after.
> I know we're doing it for neon with 1.3.1, but I really dislike changing
> any bundled dependencies in a patch release. Keeping that constant makes
> it a tad easier to preserve backwards-compatibility in the patch release.
> (Technically, we say that dependencies don't play into our version-compat
> rules; but we do know that it practically has some effect.)
> This does mean that a 1.3.2 w/BDB 4.4 will not work with 1.3.1. Plus, this
> also means that an Apache httpd has to be re-built with the new APR so that
> mod_dav_svn doesn't freak out.
> So, my opinion is that BDB 4.4 is too big of a change for a 'patch'
> release.
> -1 for 1.3.2 (vote, not veto). -- justin

I agree -- this is now too much for a micro release. 1.4 sounds like
our best option (and, IMHO, this and our currently accumulated changes
are easily enough to justify 1.4).


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