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From <...@covalent.net>
Subject Re: The list...
Date Mon, 26 Feb 2001 03:06:06 GMT
On Sun, 25 Feb 2001, Wan-Teh Chang wrote:

> cliffwoolley@yahoo.com wrote:
> >
> > Fair enough.  So let me tone down what I said to simply, "If an APR client
> > might reasonbly need the same test, we should export our test result."
> > +1 for using Apache and Subversion as good places to look for an initial
> > definition of what's "reasonable."
> If an APR client needs the same test, you might want
> to look into why APR fails to make the test unnecessary
> for its clients.  For example, the apr_dso_* functions
> should make the tests for HAVE_DL_H and HAVE_DLFCN_H
> unnecessary for APR clients.
> For those HAVE_* macros that really need to be exported,
> you might want to rename them APR_HAVE_* to stay inside
> the APR_ namespace.

We have already done the APR_HAVE_* rename, because otherwise we collide
with Apache's autoconf checking.  Most of the code in Apache that needs
autoconf macros is code that doesn't use APR for one reason or another.


Ryan Bloom                        	rbb@apache.org
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