[ITP] cadaver: Command-line WebDAV client

Dr. Volker Zell Dr.Volker.Zell@oracle.com
Sat Nov 19 15:59:00 GMT 2005

>>>>> Max Bowsher writes:

    > Dr. Volker Zell wrote:
    >> I would like to contribute and maintain the cadaver package:
    >> * http://www.webdav.org/cadaver/ (Homepage)
    >> Max, would it be possible to recompile neon so that it picks up the new 
    >> openssl package ?

    > Refreshing neon is of course, not a problem.


    > However, there is another potential problem.

    > Neon is still in development, and breaks API compat fairly regularly. I
    > was planning to move from neon 0.24.x to 0.25.x soon (an API break).

    > When I do, of course a _runtime_ compat package will remain, but after
    > investigation, I found that it would require quite a lot of work to make
    > it possible for multiple versions of development versions of neon to
    > co-exist - so I hadn't been planning on doing that.

    > This isn't a problem, so long as all client applications are actively
    > maintained, and get updated reasonably promptly to compile against new
    > upstream neon versions, but cadaver hasn't had a release in over a year.

    > I couldn't find conclusive information on whether the current cadaver
    > release is compatible with 0.25.x - do you happen to know?

It's under discussion on the cadaver mailing list.

If you upgrade neon to 0.25.x and cadaver is not compatible I can always
rebuild it with the bundled version of neon (0.24.6)

    > Max.


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