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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: Creating .so with static APR
Date Wed, 17 Aug 2005 02:47:53 GMT
At 05:09 PM 8/16/2005, Ryan Bloom wrote:
>Couple of things.
>
>1)  This is an httpd thread at this point, and should be migrated to that list.

Ack - however until apr_dso_load() supports the semantics, they
have nothing much to discuss :)

>2)  You can't support loading multiple modules with APR statically
>until httpd can be configured to load modules with local symbols.  You
>can't do this by default because of the mod_proxy case.

If mod_proxy exposes it's 'local symbols' via registered 
functions and hooks, this is a non-issue.

However, the parts of proxy which 'must' be exposed can become
a libproxyutil.so which is LoadFile'ed rather that LoadModule'ed,
and becomes more useful for everyone, including those apps not
loaded into httpd.

Bill



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