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Re: Bug#389053: apache2-common: API module structure `perl_module' in file /usr/lib/apache2/modules/mod_perl.so is garbled

Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> writes:
> On Thu, Sep 28, 2006 at 10:12:11AM +0200, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:

>> They probably want to test-build against apache2 from experimental to
>> fix any source incompatibilities.  It has apache2-common, not
>> apache2.2-common, but should otherwise be very similar.

> Probably, but in practice we aren't going to get useful coverage from
> maintainers until an upload to unstable forces them to act.

Speaking as one of those maintainers, I hate to try to build against
experimental because it's difficult for me to build and test.  I don't
have any systems that are installing Apache from experimental, and it's a
bit annoying to try to get all the pieces lined up properly (a pbuilder
with experimental packages, for instance).  It's much, much easier to test
against unstable, and I already know that my package supports Apache 2.2
at the compilation level.

I can turn around a new upload for webauth within a day of seeing Apache
2.2 hit unstable.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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