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From Joshua Moore-Oliva <j...@chatgris.com>
Subject Re: Is it time to split the APR/HTTPD releases ?
Date Mon, 09 Sep 2002 13:08:13 GMT
I think that would be a great idea...  As long as apr still came bundled
into apache, I woul dhave tons of uses for apr separate from apache.

Josh.

On Mon, 2002-09-09 at 02:47, Aaron Bannert wrote:
> [sorry for the crosspost. I'm moving this branch of the conversation
> to the dev@apr list]
> 
> 
> On Sun, Sep 08, 2002 at 11:37:35PM -0700, Greg Stein wrote:
> > The hardest problem is that httpd uses m4 files from APR. That means that
> > APR *must* be present at srclib/apr/ when somebody runs 'buildconf'. After
> > that, we *might* be able to toss srclib/apr, but I doubt it. I bet there are
> > still quite a few paths into srclib/apr/build/ for Apache's build system.
> > (but then again, I haven't looked... maybe when the FIND_APR work was done,
> > everything was switched over to use the "found" APR rather than assuming
> > that APR was placed into srclib)
> 
> This is why I really liked your apr-build project idea, so that we
> could get all those useful .m4 files out into their own project to be
> installed on any system that might need it. I have multiple projects
> that right now do something lame like check apr_common.m4 into their
> codebase so they can use the funtions in there, but it would be really
> handy to just search for those in some standard locations the same way
> we search for include files (for example).
> 
> -aaron



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