ne_acl and the missing patches

Joe Orton joe at
Tue Oct 14 15:25:11 EDT 2008

On Tue, Oct 14, 2008 at 08:21:33PM +0200, Henrik Holst wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 14, 2008 at 6:05 PM, Joe Orton <joe at> wrote:
> > I'm not seeing any other good reason to break API/ABI for 0.29, so was
> > thinking we could just introduce the new API under a different name,
> > maybe ne_acl3744_set() - and keep the existing (old) code intact to
> > preserve backwards compat.  What do you think?
> Okey, so you are trying to stabilize the whole API/ABI from now on?

Unless it's a major headache not to - yup.

> That could be a very good thing indeed since the previous breakage
> probably was why neon was so "held back" on most distributions.
> So yes, ne_acl3744_set() looks like a good compromise!

OK great.  I've committed hopefully all the necessary the changes to the 
trunk - can you test it out?

Regards, Joe

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