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

From: Malcolm Rowe <malcolm-svn-dev_at_farside.org.uk>
Date: 2006-07-04 16:17:06 CEST

On Tue, Jul 04, 2006 at 03:59:22PM +0200, Erik Huelsmann wrote:
> On 7/4/06, Malcolm Rowe <malcolm-svn-dev@farside.org.uk> wrote:
> >So, Subversion 1.4.0-rc1 was built with APR 0.9.7. Given the bugs fixed
> >in APR since 0.9.7, should we consider building the next -rc with a
> >newer version (0.9.12?)
>
> Given that APR should be backward compatible, why not always ship with
> the newest?
>

Good question. We recommend 0.9.7 in INSTALL, but I suspect that's
just because we test and ship with 0.9.7, rather than because of any
particular reason that 0.9.7 is superior to 0.9.8+.

Regards,
Malcolm

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