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From sidinsd <sid.schip...@ga.com>
Subject Re: APR and Windows Services
Date Wed, 22 Jun 2011 18:47:20 GMT

I'm sorry you took my post as bashing. I wasn't bashing anyone, I was just
trying to get some help. I can't understand why you are so sensitive. The
forum is supposed to be a friendly place where people can get help, isn't
that what it is meant for?

William A. Rowe Jr. wrote:
> On 3/24/2010 3:49 PM, sidinsd wrote:
>> sidinsd wrote:
>>> It is almost as if the linking in of the apr_initialize() code somehow
>>> screws everything up. Has anybody heard of such a problem?
>> Well, I figured this one out myself. Apparently, the libapr1-dll file
>> must
>> be in the same directory as the .exe file for the program you are
>> running.
>> It has nothing to do with it being a Windows Service, this applies to any
>> program. My guess as to why this is required is that the loadDLL that the
>> system does for the apr_initialize() doesn't take into affect the PATH
>> environment variable and just looks in the current working directory.
>> That
>> seems a bit silly, but putting the dll into the working directory solved
>> my
>> problem, so I'm happy.
> It never got to apr_initialize(), the function never existed, so in this
> respect
> you are a bit off topic for the list.  There are a few of us here that
> maintain
> the apr port, but we don't always have time to provide immediate feedback.
> You are looking at Windows Vista/7/2008 Server behavior by design, talk to
> Microsoft if you don't like their changes, but please don't go bashing the
> library projects (all bazillion of them) just because you aren't paying
> attention to the restrictions your preferred operating system imposes.  :)

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