[arch-general] apache 2.4

William Giokas 1007380 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 20 01:28:06 EST 2013

On Wed, Nov 20, 2013 at 01:46:55PM +0800, Chris Down wrote:
> On 2013-11-19 22:21:13 -0600, Caleb Cushing wrote:
> > I'm just curious as to why we're still on apache-2.2, at one point I think
> > I assumed it was a php thing, but php-5.5 got lauched a bit ago and I can
> > think of at least one php application I tried to run which wouldn't work on
> > it, so that's probably not it.
> From Jan de Groot[0]:
> > Just dropping the default choice of DNS resolving utilities because
> > you don't like a new version of a server and its build system is I
> > don't like Apache 2.4 either, but instead of dropping Apache from the
> > repos and replacing it with nginx I chose to keep 2.2.x and support
> > that instead.
> 0: https://mailman.archlinux.org/pipermail/arch-dev-public/2013-March/024690.html

In a few months we are going to be getting RHEL 7, probably in the first
quarter of 2014. They are branching that release off Fedora 19. I know
this much may not concern you people, but they are going to have httpd
2.4. I really think that the argument that is presented there is quite

If anything we should have an apache22 package to let people keep using
that version of apache, and then have our apache package be the very
latest version (possibly have it provide apache24).


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