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From wr...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r567130 - /httpd/httpd/branches/2.2.x/docs/manual/platform/win_compiling.xml
Date Fri, 17 Aug 2007 20:24:55 GMT
Author: wrowe
Date: Fri Aug 17 13:24:54 2007
New Revision: 567130

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=rev&rev=567130
Log:
Sync to r567128

Modified:
    httpd/httpd/branches/2.2.x/docs/manual/platform/win_compiling.xml

Modified: httpd/httpd/branches/2.2.x/docs/manual/platform/win_compiling.xml
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/httpd/httpd/branches/2.2.x/docs/manual/platform/win_compiling.xml?view=diff&rev=567130&r1=567129&r2=567130
==============================================================================
--- httpd/httpd/branches/2.2.x/docs/manual/platform/win_compiling.xml (original)
+++ httpd/httpd/branches/2.2.x/docs/manual/platform/win_compiling.xml Fri Aug 17 13:24:54
2007
@@ -43,57 +43,63 @@
     <ul>
       <li>
         <p>Disk Space</p>
-        <p>Make sure you have at least 50 MB of free disk space
+        <p>Make sure you have at least 180 MB of free disk space
         available. After installation Apache requires approximately
-        10 MB of disk space, plus space for log and cache files,
+        70 MB of disk space, plus space for log and cache files,
         which can grow rapidly. The actual disk space requirements
         will vary considerably based on your chosen configuration and
-        any third-party modules or libraries.</p>
+        any third-party modules or libraries, especially when OpenSSL
+        is also built.  Because many files are text and very easily
+        compressed, NTFS filesystem compression cuts these requirements
+        in half.</p>
       </li>
 
       <li>
-        <p>Microsoft Visual C++ 5.0 or higher.</p>
+        <p>Microsoft Visual C++ (Microsoft Visual Studio) 6.0 or higher.</p>
+
         <p>Apache can be built using the command line tools, or from
         within the Visual Studio IDE Workbench.  The command line
         build requires the environment to reflect the <code>PATH</code>,
         <code>INCLUDE</code>, <code>LIB</code> and other variables
-        that can be configured with the <code>vcvars32</code> batch file:</p>
+        that can be configured with the <code>vcvars32.bat</code> file:</p>
 
         <example>
-          "c:\Program Files\DevStudio\VC\Bin\vcvars32.bat"
+          "c:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio\VC98\Bin\VCVARS32"
         </example>
       </li>
 
       <li>
-        <p>The Windows Platform SDK.</p>
-        <p>Visual C++ 5.0 builds require an updated Microsoft Windows
-        Platform SDK to enable some Apache features. For command line
-        builds, the Platform SDK environment is prepared by the
-        <code>setenv</code> batch file:</p>
+        <p>The Windows Platform SDK for Visual C++ 6.0 (97) or 7.0 (.NET)</p>
 
+        <p>Apache's APR and APR-util builds require an updated Microsoft
+        Windows Platform SDK, from Feb 2003 or later, included in the
+        Visual C++ 7.1 (Studio 2003) and later.  For command line builds with 
+        Visual C++ 6.0 or 7.0, the Platform SDK environment is prepared by 
+        the <code>setenv.bat</code> file:</p>
         <example>
           "c:\Program Files\Platform SDK\setenv.bat"
         </example>
 
         <p>The Platform SDK files distributed with Visual C++ 6.0 and
-        later are sufficient, so users of later version may skip
-        this requirement.</p>
-
-        <note>Note that the Windows Platform SDK update is required
-        to enable all supported <module>mod_isapi</module> features.
-        Without a recent update, Apache will issue warnings under
-        MSVC++ 5.0 that some <module>mod_isapi</module> features
-        will be disabled. Look for the update at <a
-        href="http://msdn.microsoft.com/downloads/sdks/platform/platform.asp"
-        >http://msdn.microsoft.com/downloads/sdks/platform/platform.asp</a>.</note>
+        Visual Studio .NET (2000) are no longer sufficient and cause many
+        compilation warnings and linkage errors.  Users of Visual C++ 7.1
+        (Studio 2003) and later versions (of the full product, not the 
+        'Visual Studio Express' flavor) may skip this requirement.</p>
+
+        <p>If using the GUI, either start msdev or devenv with the /setenv
+        flag (after invoking setenv.bat), or ensure the paths are correct
+        under the Tools -&gt; Options -&gt; (Projects -&gt;) Directories 
+        menu option.  The Platform SDK installer will generally help you
+        configure this.</p>
       </li>
 
       <li>
         <p>The awk utility (awk, gawk or similar).</p>
         <p>To install Apache within the build system, several files are
-        modified using the <code>awk.exe</code> utility. awk was chosen since
it
-        is a very small download (compared with Perl or WSH/VB) and
-        accomplishes the task of generating files. Brian Kernighan's
+        modified using the <code>awk.exe</code> utility. awk was chosen since
+        it is a very small download (compared with Perl or WSH/VB) and
+        accomplishes the task of modifying configuration files upon
+        installation.  Brian Kernighan's
         <a href="http://cm.bell-labs.com/cm/cs/who/bwk/"
         >http://cm.bell-labs.com/cm/cs/who/bwk/</a>
         site has a compiled native Win32 binary,
@@ -102,19 +108,41 @@
         you must save with the name <code>awk.exe</code> rather than
         <code>awk95.exe</code>.</p>
 
-        <note>Note that Developer Studio IDE will only find
-        <code>awk.exe</code> from the Tools menu Options... Directories
-        tab (the Projects - VC++ Directories pane in Developer Studio 7.0)
-        listing Executable file paths. Add the path for <code>awk.exe</code>
-        to this list, and your system <code>PATH</code> environment variable,
-        as needed.</note>
-
-        <note>Also note that if you are using Cygwin (<a href="http://www.cygwin.com/"
-        >http://www.cygwin.com/</a>) the awk utility is named <code>gawk.exe</code>
and
-        that the file <code>awk.exe</code> is really a symlink to the <code>gawk.exe</code>
-        file. The Windows command shell does not recognize symlinks, and because of that
-        building InstallBin will fail. A workaround is to delete <code>awk.exe</code>
from
-        the cygwin installation and rename <code>gawk.exe</code> to <code>awk.exe</code>.</note>
+        <note>If awk.exe is not found, Makefile.win's install target
+        will not perform substitutions in the installed .conf files.
+        The installed .conf files must then be modified by hand for
+        this situation.</note>
+
+        <p>Note that Developer Studio IDE will only find
+        <code>awk.exe</code> from the Executable path specified in the menu 
+        option Tools -&gt; Options -&gt; (Projects -&gt;) Directories.
+        Add the path for <code>awk.exe</code> to this list, and your 
+        system <code>PATH</code> environment variable, as needed.</p>
+
+        <note>Also note that if you are using Cygwin tools
+        (<a href="http://www.cygwin.com/">http://www.cygwin.com/</a>) 
+        the awk utility is named <code>gawk.exe</code> and that the file 
+        <code>awk.exe</code> is really a symlink to the <code>gawk.exe</code>
+        file. The Windows command shell does not recognize symlinks, and 
+        because of this building InstallBin will fail. A workaround is 
+        to delete <code>awk.exe</code> from the cygwin installation and 
+        copy <code>gawk.exe</code> to <code>awk.exe</code>.  Also
note the
+        cygwin/mingw ports of gawk 3.0.x were buggy, please upgrade to 3.1.x
+        before attempting to use any gawk port.</note>
+      </li>
+
+      <li>
+        <p>[Optional] zlib library (for <module>mod_deflate</module>)</p>
+        <p>Zlib must be installed into a <code>srclib</code> subdirectory
named
+        <code>zlib</code>.  This must be built in-place.  Zlib can be obtained

+        from <a href="http://www.zlib.net/">http://www.zlib.net/</a> -- the
+        <module>mod_deflate</module> is confirmed to work correctly with 
+        version 1.2.3.</p>
+
+        <example>
+          nmake -f win32\Makefile.msc<br />
+          nmake -f win32\Makefile.msc test
+        </example>
       </li>
 
       <li>
@@ -131,43 +159,28 @@
         provided by the OpenSSL project. <strong>Consult your own legal
         counsel, you are responsible for your own actions.</strong></p>
 
-        <p>OpenSSL must be installed into a <code>srclib</code> subdirectory
named
-        <code>openssl</code>, obtained from <a href="http://www.openssl.org/source/"
-        >http://www.openssl.org/source/</a>, in order to compile <module>mod_ssl</module>
-        or the abs project (<code>ab.exe</code> with SSL support.) To prepare
OpenSSL
-        for both <code>release</code> and <code>debug</code> builds
of Apache, and
-        disable the patent protected features in OpenSSL,  you might use the following
-        build commands:</p>
+        <p>OpenSSL must be installed into a <code>srclib</code> subdirectory

+        named <code>openssl</code>, obtained from 
+        <a href="http://www.openssl.org/source/"
+        >http://www.openssl.org/source/</a>, in order to compile 
+        <module>mod_ssl</module> or the abs project (<code>ab.exe</code>

+        enabled with SSL support.) To prepare OpenSSL for both 
+        <code>release</code> and <code>debug</code> builds of Apache,
and
+        disable the patent protected features in OpenSSL,  you might use 
+        the following build commands:</p>
 
         <example>
-          perl Configure VC-WIN32<br />
-          perl util\mkfiles.pl &gt;MINFO<br />
-          perl util\mk1mf.pl dll no-asm no-mdc2 no-rc5 no-idea VC-WIN32 &gt;makefile.rel<br
/>
-          perl util\mk1mf.pl dll debug no-asm no-mdc2 no-rc5 no-idea VC-WIN32 &gt;makefile.dbg<br
/>
-          perl util\mkdef.pl 32 libeay no-asm no-mdc2 no-rc5 no-idea &gt;ms\libeay32.def<br
/>
-          perl util\mkdef.pl 32 ssleay no-asm no-mdc2 no-rc5 no-idea &gt;ms\ssleay32.def<br
/>
-          nmake -f makefile.rel<br />
-          nmake -f makefile.dbg
+          perl Configure no-mdc2 no-rc5 no-idea enable-zlib VC-WIN32 -Ipath/to/srclib/zlib<br
/>
+          ms\do_masm.bat<br />
+          nmake -f ms\ntdll.mak
         </example>
 
-        <p>Note; you can use the scripts in the <code>ms\</code> subdirectory,
however,
-        it's rather tricky to force <code>ms\do_masm.bat</code>, for example,
to perform
-        the patent encumberances as mentioned above.  Patches to add the $* argument list
-        to the appropriate .bat lines in these scripts aren't incorporated, thus far.</p>
-      </li>
-
-      <li>
-        <p>[Optional] zlib library (for <module>mod_deflate</module>)</p>
-        <p>Zlib must be installed into a <code>srclib</code> subdirectory
named
-        <code>zlib</code>.  This must be built in-place.  Zlib can be obtained

-        from <a href="http://www.zlib.net/">http://www.zlib.net/</a> -- the
-        <module>mod_deflate</module> is confirmed to work correctly with 
-        version 1.2.3.</p>
-
-        <example>
-          nmake -f win32\Makefile.msc<br />
-          nmake -f win32\Makefile.msc test
-        </example>
+        <p>Note: It is not advisable to use zlib-dynamic, as that could
+        pose a thread race condition.  If building zlib on win32, be sure
+        to adjust the resulting ms\ntdll.mak file to link to the full
+        path of srclib\zlib\zdll.lib rather than zlib1.lib (that error in
+        configuration of OpenSSL through 0.9.8d and earlier reflects older 
+        zlib 1.1 versions.)</p>
       </li>
 
     </ul>
@@ -193,9 +206,9 @@
 nmake /f Makefile.win _apached
     </pre></example>
 
-    <p>Either command will compile Apache. The latter will include
-    debugging information in the resulting files, making it easier
-    to find bugs and track down problems.</p>
+    <p>Either command will compile Apache. The latter will disable
+    optimization of the resulting files, making it easier to single
+    step the code to find bugs and track down problems.</p>
 
   </section>
 
@@ -229,27 +242,41 @@
     <code>.dsp</code> files change! This is really trivial, just open
     <code>Apache.dsw</code> in the VC++ 7.0 IDE once again.</p>
 
+    <note>There is a flaw in the .vcproj conversion of .dsp through 
+    Visual Studio 2005 SP1; devenv.exe will mis-parse the /D flag for RC 
+    flags containing long quoted /D'efines containing spaces.  The command:
+    <example>
+      perl srclib\apr\build\cvtdsp.pl -2005
+    </example>
+    will convert the /D flags for RC flags to use an alternate, parseable
+    syntax; unfortunately this syntax isn't supported by Visual Studio 97
+    or it's exported .mak files.  These /D flags are used to pass the long
+    description of the mod_apachemodule.so files to their .rc resource
+    version-identifier compilations, and replace the use of awk for generating
+    .rc files formerly used for Apache 2.0.</note>
+
     <p>Visual C++ 7.0 (.net) users should also use the Build
     menu, Configuration Manager dialog to uncheck both the <code>Debug</code>
     and <code>Release</code> Solution modules abs, <module>mod_ssl</module>
     and <module>mod_deflate</module>.
     These modules are built by invoking <code>nmake</code> or the IDE directly
-    with the <code>BinBuild</code> target to build those modules explicitly,
-    only if the <code>srclib</code> directories <code>openssl</code>
-    and/or <code>zlib</code> exist.</p>
+    with the <code>BinBuild</code> target to build those modules conditionally
+    if the <code>srclib</code> directories <code>openssl</code> and/or
+    <code>zlib</code> exist.</p>
 
     <p>Exported <code>.mak</code> files pose a greater hassle, but they
are
     required for Visual C++ 5.0 users to build <module>mod_ssl</module>,
     abs (<program>ab</program> with SSL support) and/or
-    <module>mod_deflate</module>.
-    VC++ 7.0 (.net) users also benefit, <code>nmake</code> builds
-    are faster than <code>binenv</code> builds.
-    Build the entire project from within the VC++ 5.0 or 6.0 IDE,
-    then use the Project Menu Export for all makefiles.
-    You must build the projects first in order to create all dynamic
-    auto-generated targets, so that dependencies can be parsed
-    correctly. Run the following command to fix the paths so they
-    will build anywhere:</p>
+    <module>mod_deflate</module>.  VC++ 7.0 (Visual Studio .NET) users 
+    also benefit, <code>nmake</code> builds were faster than 
+    <code>binenv</code> builds until the parallel compilation features
+    introduced in Visual Studio 2005.  Build the entire project from within 
+    the VC++ 5.0 or 6.0 IDE, preferably with mod_deflate, mod_ssl and abs,
+    then use the Project Menu Export for all makefiles (preferably, with 
+    dependencies.)  You must build the projects first in order to create 
+    all dynamic auto-generated targets, so that dependencies can be parsed
+    correctly. Run the following command to fix the paths so they will build 
+    anywhere:</p>
 
     <example>
       perl srclib\apr\build\fixwin32mak.pl
@@ -415,17 +442,18 @@
       build provides all of the dependent files required to build proper
       dependency trees for correct build behavior.</note>
 
-      <p>In order to create distribution <code>.mak</code> files, always
review
-      the generated <code>.mak</code> (or <code>.dep</code>) dependencies
for
-      Platform SDK or other garbage includes. The <code>DevStudio\SharedIDE\bin\</code>
-      (VC5) or <code>DevStudio\Common\MSDev98\bin\</code> (VC6) directory contains
-      the <code>sysincl.dat</code> file, which must list all exceptions. Update
this
-      file (including both forward and backslashed paths, such as both
-      <code>sys/time.h</code> and <code>sys\time.h</code>) to include
such dependencies.
-      Including local-install paths in a distributed <code>.mak</code> file will
-      cause the build to fail completely. And don't forget to run
-      <code>srclib/apr/build/fixwin32mak.pl</code> in order to fix absolute
-      paths within the <code>.mak</code> files.</p>
+      <p>In order to create distribution <code>.mak</code> files, always

+      review the generated <code>.mak</code> (or <code>.dep</code>)

+      dependencies for Platform SDK or other garbage, machine specific
+      includes.  The <code>DevStudio\SharedIDE\bin\</code> (VC5) or 
+      <code>DevStudio\Common\MSDev98\bin\</code> (VC6) directory contains
+      the <code>sysincl.dat</code> file, which must list all exceptions. 
+      Update this file (including both forward and backslashed paths, such 
+      as both <code>sys/time.h</code> and <code>sys\time.h</code>)
to ignore 
+      such dependencies.  Including local-install paths in a distributed 
+      <code>.mak</code> file will cause the build to fail completely. And 
+      don't forget to run <code>srclib/apr/build/fixwin32mak.pl</code> in 
+      order to fix absolute paths within the <code>.mak</code> files.</p>
 
     </section>
 



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