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Re: Summer of Code: deadline approaches.

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2007-03-08 21:49:09 CET

On 3/8/07, Malcolm Rowe <malcolm-svn-dev@farside.org.uk> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 08, 2007 at 02:39:45PM -0600, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> > >We have people that
> > >want builds for Apache 2.2 today. Now, I realize the issue of us providing
> > >Windows binaries is a touchy subject, but in the end we do. Are we going
> > >to
> > >provide builds that use the newer APR?
> >
> > Why not? When BDB 4.4 came out with auto-recovery feature, didn't
> > Collabnet start producing binaries that used that?
> >
>
> Yes, I'm sure they did. But that was because BDB is sufficiently
> encapsulated that switching to it doesn't change the Subversion binary
> API. APR isn't.

Ah, so is the issue here that we're afraid of 'forcing' people to move
from APR 0.9 to APR 1.X (and subsequently, httpd 2.0 to 2.2)?

If so, I guess I have little sympathy. APR 1.X has been out for more
than 2 years and comes preinstalled on most systems now.

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