[Bug 667] New: <patch> element support for download and uncompression

Neven Has haski at sezampro.yu
Wed Sep 24 11:00:51 PDT 2003


On Tue, Sep 23, 2003 at 08:06:34AM -0700, Kevin P. Fleming wrote:
> execute-2.0.c -> execute-2.0.so (2.0.0-2.9.9)
> execute-3.0.c -> execute-3.0.so (3.0.0-3.1.5)
> execute-3.1.6.c -> execute-3.1.6.so (3.1.6-3.9.9)
> 
> This would actually make it easier in the future to allow the user to 
> build only the handlers they need to support their profiles (like in 
> my case, I've never had 2.0 profiles and never will).
> 
> The other option is to do as James suggested and just have one set of 
> source for each handler, and let the handler itself check the version 
> and act appropriately. I'm beginning to think that's a better option.

Yeah, it solves the naming problem completely and hides the versioning
mess from the average user.  And with the use of macros, we can still
exclude the parts of the handler.


Neven




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