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

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2006-07-05 22:42:05 CEST

On 7/5/06, Erik Huelsmann <ehuels@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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!

I have no objection to not shipping any third party libraries at all.

-garrett

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