Bug#268252: Patch to integrate Metux MPM into the Debian unstable Apache2 tree
* Nick Maynard (email@example.com) wrote :
> On Fri, Feb 25, 2005 at 04:56:43PM +0000, Thom May wrote:
> > I'm strongly opposed to doing this. I see no sign that the metux authors
> > have any desire to integrate metux with upstream, and I absolutely think
> > that the apache2 package should not contain any major components that aren't
> > included in the upstream tarball. (That way we're not exposed to the
> > nightmare of multiple updates that the 1.3 package can be)
> Hello Thom,
> Having read your mail, I agree with your opinion that the Debian apache2
> package should remain largely untainted.
> There have been a few abortive attempts by the Metux MPM community to
> increase awareness of the Metux MPM, but admittedly these have generally
> stopped short of doing any extra work in order to justify inclusion into
> the Apache 2 tree.
> Do you have any suggestions as to how Metux MPM could increase the
> chances of inclusion into mainstream Apache 2?
They should send useful patches to the dev list (both apr and httpd), make their build system and
everything that they do absolutely compatible with the upstream way of doing
it (last I looked, metux required automake to build, which is 100%
guaranteed not to be accepted upstream) etc