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Subject cvs commit: apache-1.3/src PORTING
Date Tue, 14 Apr 1998 03:02:40 GMT
jim         98/04/13 20:02:40

  Modified:    src      PORTING
  Some doc changes
  Revision  Changes    Path
  1.26      +11 -9     apache-1.3/src/PORTING
  Index: PORTING
  RCS file: /export/home/cvs/apache-1.3/src/PORTING,v
  retrieving revision 1.25
  retrieving revision 1.26
  diff -u -r1.25 -r1.26
  --- PORTING	1998/04/13 18:45:52	1.25
  +++ PORTING	1998/04/14 03:02:39	1.26
  @@ -23,11 +23,9 @@
   The source for Apache is written in ANSI-C, so an ANSI-C compiler
   is required. However, Apache does not use or require ANSI-only
   functions or options (eg: the "%n" parameter in the scanf()
  -family); the source basically uses ANSI function prototyping but
  -no other specific ANSIisms. Thus, an ANSI-to-K&R filter _may_
  -work, although as far as we know it has not yet been tried. If you
  -attempt this, let the Apache team know (send mail to apache@Apache.Org
  -or make a suggestion report at <>).
  +family) as much as possible to ease portability. Generally,
  +an ANSI-C compiler (eg: gcc) even without a full-blown ANSI
  +C library is usually sufficient.
   At present, the Apache source is not compatible with C++.
  @@ -39,7 +37,7 @@
   platform and OS you are running on. The output of this script
   is used by Configure to set some basic compilation parameters.
  -The output of ./helpers/GuessOS was designed to be GNUconfig.guess
  +The output of ./helpers/GuessOS was designed to be GNU 'config.guess'
   compatible (from GNU/autoconf). The format of the output string
  @@ -47,7 +45,9 @@
   This string is returned to the main Configure script as the
   shell variable $PLAT. If Configure is not "aware" of that platform
  -(or cannot correctly parse it), it will complain and die.
  +(or cannot correctly parse it), it will complain and die. We realize
  +that this may not be the best solution; the intent is to get as
  +much feedback as possible.
   Configure cannot Grok:
  @@ -124,7 +124,7 @@
   If left undefined it'll default to yes.  Yes means the src/regex/
   directory, containing Henry Spencer's regex library will be used rather
   than any system supplied regex.  It's been our experience that system
  -supplied regex libraries are generally buggy, and to be avoided.
  +supplied regex libraries are generally buggy, and should be avoided.
  @@ -291,7 +291,9 @@
          Do not use Apache's soft, "lingering" close feature to
  -       terminate connections.
  +       terminate connections. If you find that your server crashes
  +       due to being choked by too many FIN_WAIT_2 network states, 
  +       some reports indicate that #define'ing this will help.
          Do not use the "slack" fd feature which requires a working fcntl

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