httpd 2.4 is coming, RFC on module packaging draft

Michał Piotrowski mkkp4x4 at
Tue Mar 27 17:25:46 UTC 2012

2012/3/27 Joe Orton <jorton at>:
> 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.


Backward compatibility is a good thing.

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