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From r..@hyperreal.org
Subject cvs commit: apache-1.3 STATUS
Date Tue, 07 Apr 1998 06:41:30 GMT
rse         98/04/06 23:41:30

  Modified:    .        STATUS
  Log:
  Information about what I'm currently doing in the background...
  
  Revision  Changes    Path
  1.269     +15 -0     apache-1.3/STATUS
  
  Index: STATUS
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /export/home/cvs/apache-1.3/STATUS,v
  retrieving revision 1.268
  retrieving revision 1.269
  diff -u -r1.268 -r1.269
  --- STATUS	1998/04/07 02:47:10	1.268
  +++ STATUS	1998/04/07 06:41:29	1.269
  @@ -245,6 +245,21 @@
             $ cd apache-1.3
             $ cvs tag POST_AP_PREFIX_RENAME_CLEANUP .
   
  +    * Ralf's and Martin's enhancement to the DSO support in Apache
  +      to be able to support DSO under mostly all SVR4-variants, too. 
  +      This would be a major milestone for Apache's DSO support. It is done by
  +      providing a Configuration.tmpl Rule which builds Apache into its own
  +      libhttpd.so while the httpd program is just a stub. This implicitly
  +      makes DSO working under SVR4 because under this platform one cannot
  +      force the linker to export global symbols (to make them available to the
  +      DSO modules). But when Apache's core itself is in a shared object these
  +      symbols _are_ available. BINGO! A nice sideeffect is that the usage of a
  +      libhttpd.so can be nice under other platforms, too. Oh, BTW: This is the
  +      trick Perl 5 already does to support DSO under SVR4, i.e. the idea is
  +      just stolen from Perl 5 because this trick is the only portable way to
  +      provide DSO support for program extensions under SVR4 ;-)
  +      Patch from Ralf is coming in the next days!
  +
       * Ken's IndexFormat enhancement to mod_autoindex to allow
         CustomLog-like tailoring of directory listing formats
   
  
  
  

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