[peruser] Some suggestions

Stefan Klingner stefan.klingner at mephisto23.com
Sun Aug 30 23:42:50 MDT 2009


On Sun, 30 Aug 2009 22:50:41 +0200, Lazy <lazy404 at gmail.com> wrote:
> We are currently using httpd2.0.64 with peruser 0.3 patched with my
> patches + some parts of the dc3 + some useful for us extensions to
> server_status.
> I'm optimistic that recent freebsd related patches may help us with
> server env memory corruption we are sporadically getting.
> 
> Configuration incompatibility is a big problem for me. Newer syntax is
> better and more flexible i would like to migrate our config to it, but
> in the meanwhile I ned compatibility with old Processor and
> ServerEnvironment syntax. I think this shuldn't take much to provide
> this without any impact on the new features, litle code refactoring
> and some smart checks in configuration functions should do the trick.
> If it's likely to be accepted in 0.4 I will start working on it.
> 
> Second thing is svn repository, wouldn't it be more usefull to have
> full httpd source in the repo to ease sending patches that modify
> things outside peruser directory
> (base patch does this). It should be based on current stable httpd
> release (rebasing should be wery simple because there are almost no
> files shared with stock httpd).
> Now sharing patches is a mundane task, I have to get 2 pristine
> sources, patch with 0.3, dc3, dc3-frebsd57 finally make my changes,
> diff, remove garbage produced in
> source tree during test builds. This vs svn diff makes a difference.


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