If the patch has merit on it's own, without being generalized, then I'm fine with tagging 1.6.1 with the OS/X specific backport included.
Note that the proposed httpd fix is still uneasy about the trunk flavor; https://ci.apache.org/builders/httpd-trunk/builds/1202 On Mon, Oct 16, 2017 at 1:11 PM, Jim Jagielski <j...@jagunet.com> wrote: > The APR fix just handles macOS w/ Xcode9 or clang 5.0.0. > -Werror can be set "externally" and whether or not we should > actually die is debatable. But considering that AC_CHECK_LIB > will never use function prototypes, the long term solution may be > to simply never use that. > > I'm +0 on removing the check for APRs but we need to > document this behavior someplace since it can easily cause > unrepeatable builds.