httpd 2.4 is coming, RFC on module packaging draft

Joe Orton jorton at
Tue Mar 27 16:18:16 UTC 2012

On Mon, Mar 26, 2012 at 03:09:08PM -0500, Chris Adams wrote:
> Once upon a time, Nicolas Mailhot <nicolas.mailhot at> said:
> > The following is going to kill pretty much every packaged webapp unless they
> > are changed now:
> > 
> >
> Did you read this part:
>   "The old access control idioms should be replaced by the new
>    authentication mechanisms, although for compatibility with old
>    configurations, the new module mod_access_compat is provided."
> It would be easy to include mod_access_compat in the Fedora default
> config for a release or two while the compat config is deprecated (and
> noted in the release notes as such).

Yup - the default config in the f18 httpd does load mod_access_compat, 
and I don't see a problem with shipping like that.

It would be good to convert webapps over for f18, having said that.

Regards, Joe

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