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From "Issac Goldstand" <>
Subject Re: [proposal/vote] OS X support
Date Thu, 12 Dec 2002 16:35:27 GMT
From: "Joe Schaefer" <>
> "Issac Goldstand" <> writes:
> [...]
> > So we're talking about perl glue for OS X only?  If so, I'm +1 for
> > leaving it and moving on to bigger and better things...
> It's even sillier than that.  Apache::Request and Apache::Cookie
> both work fine on OS X.  The problem WAS that if someone tried to
> use them simultaneously, the OS X dynamic loader (dyld) would balk,
> complaining about duplicate symbols.

> The problem NOW is that the OS X mod_perl community is too
> damned lazy to kick back a *documentation patch* that explains
> how to build Apache::Request/Cookie.  The build process going
> to be very awkward for OS X, and without any volunteerism from
> that community, I'm not going to burden apreq-dev with OS X user
> complaints about our sucky OS X build.
> Bear in mind that I've never logged into an OS X box, and don't
> plan to.  If it was the Win32 community that treated the apreq
> developers like this, they'd surely be flamed for it.  I don't
> see why modperl OSX-ers should be afforded any less heat.

Gotcha - I have to agree.  If someone wants a fix, let them voulenteer.
I've never touched OSX either so I'm out.


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