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From Steve Comstock <st...@trainersfriend.com>
Subject Re: Help with apr and apr-util
Date Wed, 25 Jun 2008 01:03:43 GMT
Bojan Smojver wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-06-24 at 14:45 -0600, Steve Comstock wrote:
>>    1. Should I delete the srclib/apr and srclib/apr-util
>>       directories I built just yesterday? Remember, the
>>       configure took me over five hours to build what I
>>       have (and it doesn't work)
> You don't need to delete it, but you'll have to run another round of
> configure on the new APR/APR-util anyhow. It's really unfortunate the
> environment is so slow. Any way you can do this on bare metal somewhere
> so you don't have to wait for hours to see the results?
>>    2. Where should I upload apr-1.3.2.tar.gz? in srclib?
> No need. You can put it anywhere you like. But, if you replace apr and
> apr-util directories inside srclib with release 1.3.2, it should work as
> well.
>>    3. Does this contain both apr and apr-util?
> No. APR-util is separate (i.e. you need to download another tarball).
>>    4. I find no install instructions; what are the steps?
>>       [small mercies: I know how to unzip and unwind; but
>>       once there, what can I expect?
> APR and APR-util are separate packages from httpd (httpd folks do ship
> both with httpd for convenience). 

but that's one reason I'm so pissed: apparently the version shipped
with httpd is not the correct version. This would never be tolerated
in the mainframe world.

They can be installed by themselves.
> They get installed like this:

but wait: I do the gzip to unzip, but do I need to
use pax, in order to convert to EBCDIC, or can I
just use tar?

> APR:
> ----------
> ./configure [various options you like here]
> make
> make install
> ----------
> APR-util:
> ----------
> ./configure --with-apr=/where/apr/is [various options you like here]
> make
> make install
> ----------
> Run ./configure --help to see all the options.
> Once you're done with those two, you can build and install httpd in a
> similar way:
> httpd:
> ----------
> ./configure --with-apr=/where/apr/is --with-apr-util=/where/apr-util/is
> [various options you like here]
> make
> make install
> ----------
> Again, run ./configure --help to see all the options.
>>    5. So suppose I install apr and apr-util under srclib,
>>       will I need to run the Apache configure again?
> Yes, that's correct. Given that this runs for such a long time, it would
> really be better to do it on the hardware, rather than an emulator.
> Otherwise, it may take you weeks before you find out what's going on :-(


Kind regards,

-Steve Comstock
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