The Apache Portable Runtime Project

Apache Portable Runtime Utility 1.6.3 Released

The Apache Software Foundation and the Apache Portable Runtime Project are proud to announce the General Availability of version 1.6.3 of the Apache Portable Runtime Utility library (APR-util).

In 1.6.0 and later, there are a number of specific changes in how APR-util deals with external dependencies which may be disruptive to existing build strategies:

For detailed changes in this maintenance release, see;

APR-util is available for download from:

The mission of the Apache Portable Runtime Project is to create and maintain software libraries that provide a predictable and consistent interface to underlying platform-specific implementations. The primary goal is to provide an API to which software developers may code and be assured of predictable if not identical behavior regardless of the platform on which their software is built. We list all known projects using APR at - so please let us know if you find our libraries useful in your own projects!