Support for Apache 1
ryandesign at macports.org
Wed Jan 7 21:52:58 PST 2015
On Jan 5, 2015, at 9:30 AM, Mojca Miklavec wrote:
> Are we still supporting Apache 1?
> If yes, we should fix at least:
> - apache
> - mod_perl
> - p5-libapreq
> and maybe others (livecheck doesn't work, versions are outdated,
> Apache 1.3.42 was released in 2010, mod_perl doesn't build at all,
> If not, we should delete at least all those port + possibly a few others.
> I wanted to open a ticket, but I didn't know which action should be taken.
I have uncommitted changes in my working copy to update apache to 1.3.42, and some other changes. If I remember correctly, it was blocked on the port not building under recent OS X, but since that's been fixed, I should be able to commit it.
Apache 1 is end of life; the port says so in its notes. But if it still works, I have no problem keeping the port around indefinitely, for people needing to use it for research purposes. Similarly, I plan to keep the php52 and php53 port families around indefinitely, because even though they are end of life, a developer may have written a web site with those versions of PHP and need to run it under those versions in order to update it to be compatible with newer versions of PHP.
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