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From Ben Reser <...@reser.org>
Subject Re: Issues with mod_dav in httpd 2.2.25 and 2.4.6
Date Fri, 08 Nov 2013 17:34:56 GMT
On 11/7/13 9:46 PM, Ben Reser wrote:
> I believe some binary packages have included these patches already.  But I'm
> not sure which ones have and have not.  Hopefully those vendors can respond
> here to note that.  Note that the patches are against httpd and not SVN so if
> the binary package you're using does not include Apache httpd and just uses the
> httpd included with your OS/distribution then it's up to the OS/distribution to
> have patched (which they likely have not).

I can confirm that the Windows and Solaris binaries provided by WANdisco do
include fixes for these issues.  Binaries for other platforms do not include
httpd and use the OS or distribution provided httpd.

Note that (and I suspect this is probably true for other binaries) these
binaries are patched by removing the changes that introduced the regressions in
httpd.  The patches included earlier in this thread actually fix the
regressions without removing the beneficial changes added in the newer httpd
releases.  For use with SVN the difference is not significant unless you are
using DAV clients other than Subversion with the same copy of httpd.


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