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From wr...@apache.org
Subject cvs commit: httpd-dist/binaries/win32 HEADER.html README.html
Date Thu, 03 Oct 2002 15:12:16 GMT
wrowe       2002/10/03 08:12:16

  Modified:    binaries/win32 HEADER.html README.html
  Log:
    Getting ready for the .27/.43 releases.
  
  Revision  Changes    Path
  1.28      +2 -2      httpd-dist/binaries/win32/HEADER.html
  
  Index: HEADER.html
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvs/httpd-dist/binaries/win32/HEADER.html,v
  retrieving revision 1.27
  retrieving revision 1.28
  diff -u -r1.27 -r1.28
  --- HEADER.html	24 Sep 2002 22:32:49 -0000	1.27
  +++ HEADER.html	3 Oct 2002 15:12:16 -0000	1.28
  @@ -6,8 +6,8 @@
   <li><a href="#winsock">Windows 95 Apache Users Read This First</a></li>
   <li><a href="#xpbug">Windows XP Apache Users Read This First</a><br/></li>
   <li><a href="#zonealarm">ZoneAlarm (or other firewall) Users Read This First</a></li>
  -<li><a href="#stable" style="color:purple;">The current stable release is Apache
2.0.42</a><br/></li>
  -<li><a href="#old" style="color:green;">The old stable release is Apache 1.3.26</a></li>
  +<li><a href="#stable" style="color:purple;">The current stable release is Apache
2.0.43</a><br/></li>
  +<li><a href="#old" style="color:green;">The old stable release is Apache 1.3.27</a></li>
   <li><a href="#msi">MSI Binary Distribution Packages</a></li>
   <li><a href="TROUBLESHOOTING.html">Troubleshooting MSI Installation Problems</a></li>
   </ul>
  
  
  
  1.31      +29 -30    httpd-dist/binaries/win32/README.html
  
  Index: README.html
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvs/httpd-dist/binaries/win32/README.html,v
  retrieving revision 1.30
  retrieving revision 1.31
  diff -u -r1.30 -r1.31
  --- README.html	24 Sep 2002 22:32:49 -0000	1.30
  +++ README.html	3 Oct 2002 15:12:16 -0000	1.31
  @@ -82,7 +82,7 @@
      responsibility to determine the compatibility between any firewall product
      and the Apache HTTP Server.</p>
   
  -<h2><a name="stable">The current stable release is Apache 2.0.42</a></h2>
  +<h2><a name="stable">The current stable release is Apache 2.0.43</a></h2>
   
   <p>Apache 2.0 is released for General Availability.</p>
   
  @@ -102,60 +102,59 @@
      as those T8 prohibited from downloading from the ASF's US-based servers.</p>
   
   <p>Because the distribution tree has changed, we haven't yet identified an 
  -   effective way to incorporate the source tree into the binary product tree.
  -   You will find the source package in <a href="../../httpd-2.0.42-win32-src.zip"
  -   >/dist/httpd/httpd-2.0.42-win32-src.zip</a>.  That -src.zip file contains only
  -   source and build files, and no binaries.</p>
  +   effective way to incorporate the source tree into the binary distribution.
  +   You will find the source package in <a href="../../httpd-2.0.43-win32-src.zip"
  +   >/dist/httpd/httpd-2.0.43-win32-src.zip</a>.  That -win32-src.zip file contains

  +   <strong>only</strong> source and build files, and contains <strong>no</strong>
  +   binaries.</p>
   
  -<h2><a name="old">The old stable release is Apache 1.3.26</a></h2>
  +<h2><a name="old">The old stable release is Apache 1.3.27</a></h2>
   
   <p>A full setup package (.exe) containing the Win9x/WinNT Microsoft System 
      Installer installer is available.  If the Microsoft System Installer is 
      already on the machine, there is no need to download the .exe, save 
      yourself 3MB and download the .msi package.</p>
   
  -<p>The two -no_src versions, both the .exe and .msi installers DO NOT
  +<p>The two -no_src versions, both the .exe and .msi installers, DO NOT
      contain the source code.  There is no other difference, and if you do
      not know the C language, or have no C compiler installed, these versions
      are faster to download.  There is no other difference between these 
  -   packages and the -src .msi version.</p>
  +   packages and the -src.msi distributions.</p>
   
  -<p>You must have the Microsoft System Installer, version 1.2 or greater,
  -   already installed if you want to install the -src flavor.  If this 
  -   bothers you, seek the .zip file in <a href="../..">/dist/httpd/</a>.
  -   <b>/dist/httpd/ .zip files contain NO executable programs!</b> but 
  -   will compile on Windows without having to change Unix line endings 
  +<p>You must have the Microsoft System Installer (version 1.2 or greater)
  +   already installed if you want to install the -src flavor.  If this bothers 
  +   you, seek the -win32-src.zip file in <a href="../..">/dist/httpd/</a>.
  +   <b>/dist/httpd/ -win32-src.zip files contain NO executable programs!</b>

  +   but will compile on Windows, without having to change Unix line endings 
      found in the .tar.gz and .tar.Z files.</p>
   
  -<p><strong>Looking for an older version?  Don't.</strong>  There have
  +<p><strong>Looking for an older version?</strong>  Please don't.  There
have
      been a number of essential bug and security fixes to the evolving
  -   support for Win32 under Apache.  Most critically, there was a serious
  -   denial of service vulnerability affecting Win32 that was closed with
  -   the release of 1.3.26 and 2.0.39.  Do not use previous versions.</p>
  +   support for Win32 under Apache.  Most critically, there were several
  +   denial of service, arbitrary code execution and other vulnerabilities 
  +   affecting Win32 in previous releases.  Avoid all earlier versions.
  +   That said, they can be found <a href=".old/">here</a>.</p>
   
   <p><strong>Do not report configuration or installation questions as 
      bugs!</strong>  The <a href="http://httpd.apache.org/userslist.html">Apache

      User Support Mailing List</a> and the 
      <a href="news:comp.infosystems.www.servers.ms-windows"
  -    >comp.infosystems.www.servers.ms-windows</a> newsgroup both provide peer support,
  -   pose your question or problem on only one forum at a time.  If you do not follow 
  -   these guidelines, your reports and pleas for assistance will go unanswered.</p>
  +    >comp.infosystems.www.servers.ms-windows</a> newsgroup both provide peer support.
  +   Pose your question or problem on only one forum at a time.  If you do not follow 
  +   these guidelines, your reports and pleas for assistance may go unanswered.</p>
   
   <h2><a name="msi">MSI Binary Distribution Packages</a></h2>
   
  -<p>The Apache HTTP Project is working to minimize your download times.  With 
  -   the arrival of version 1.3.17 of Apache, we distribute the Apache 
  -   HTTP Server in an MSI package.  This should resolve problems that 
  -   Windows ME users had with the older installer, and minimizes the download 
  -   time.  However, only Windows ME, 2000 and XP users have <em>built-in</em>
MSI
  -   support with the installation of Windows.  Users of Windows NT 4.0, 95 and 
  -   98 must download the MSI installer, if it was not already installed by 
  -   another product's installation.</p>
  +<p>The Apache HTTP Project is working to minimize your download times.  The 
  +   Apache HTTP Server is distributed as an MSI package.  All Windows ME, 2000 
  +   and XP users have integrated MSI support as part of their Windows OS.  
  +   Users of Windows NT 4.0, 95 and 98 must download the MSI installer, if it 
  +   was not already installed by another product's installation.</p>
   
   <p>If you are unsure if the Windows Installer is present, or the required
      version 1.10.1029.1 or later, then run the MSIEXEC command from the 
      Start -> Run dialog to determine if the Windows Installer is on your machine.  It
will
  -   report "Incorrect command line parameters", and also tell you its version
  +   report "Incorrect command line parameters", and also report its version
      number.  Apache's .msi packages require Windows Installer V 1.10 or later,
      which you can install or upgrade with the following Microsoft downloads:</p>
   
  @@ -174,5 +173,5 @@
      binary installer distributions above.  Because a small but significant
      number of users have encountered problems running the Win32 installer,
      we have provided the <a href="TROUBLESHOOTING.html">TROUBLESHOOTING</a>
  -   pages to help you diagnose and fix most installation problems.</p>
  +   page to help you diagnose and fix most installation problems.</p>
   
  
  
  

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