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From r..@covalent.net
Subject Re: controlling the flavor of lock used by APR
Date Thu, 30 Nov 2000 20:45:33 GMT

> As far as the current code to check for when to use SysV sems, I think
> we should:
> 1) change the test to check for the presence of semctl() or semop(),
>    not the presence of union semun
> 2) move the AC_IFALLYES() for USE_SYSVSEM_SERIALIZE to a point *after*
>    the fcntl() check since fcntl() is what we have used in the past on
>    almost all platforms and IMHO we should keep using it except for
>    platforms where we have specific information represented in hints.m4

This would be moving backwards.  This test was originally after the FCNTL
test, but we moved it, I can't remember why.  Please look this up before
making this change.

Ryan Bloom                        	rbb@apache.org
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San Francisco, CA 94131

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