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From Paul Querna <c...@force-elite.com>
Subject Re: apr-config and apr-1-config
Date Fri, 02 Jul 2004 17:01:41 GMT
On Fri, 2004-07-02 at 12:52 -0400, Joe Schaefer wrote:
> "David Reid" <david@jetnet.co.uk> writes:
> 
> [...]
> 
> > Damn. Competing interests? So, no-one else wants to get 1.0 out teh
> > door.  Wow, must have been in dream land for a long, long time then...
> 
> The s/apr-config/apr-1-config/ is certainly going to generate
> extra work for apr applications that currently build fine with 
> either 0.9 or HEAD. For example apxs and all apxs-dependent 
> apache modules that want to support httpd-2.2 will need to use 
> something better than 
> 
>   APR_CONFIG=`$APXS -q APR_BINDIR`/apr-config
> 
> However, IMO it's absolutely worth the extra effort
> because the name change will guarantee httpd-2.0's 
> apxs still supplies such modules with the right apr lib.
> 

This is a separate issue for APXS.  It needs another -q item added in
2.1 telling us the name of the binary, not just the directory. (to allow
a parallel install of APR, and possibly httpd-2.0/2.1)

-Paul Querna



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