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Subject svn commit: r1744186 - /httpd/httpd/branches/2.4.x/docs/manual/mod/mod_authn_dbm.xml
Date Tue, 17 May 2016 06:22:51 GMT
Author: elukey
Date: Tue May 17 06:22:51 2016
New Revision: 1744186

Backported mod_authn_dbm documentation update. Corrected broken link and add an example about
Berkeley db. PR: 59558


Modified: httpd/httpd/branches/2.4.x/docs/manual/mod/mod_authn_dbm.xml
--- httpd/httpd/branches/2.4.x/docs/manual/mod/mod_authn_dbm.xml (original)
+++ httpd/httpd/branches/2.4.x/docs/manual/mod/mod_authn_dbm.xml Tue May 17 06:22:51 2016
@@ -89,7 +89,7 @@ passwords for authentication</descriptio
     more information.</p>
     <p>Important compatibility note: The implementation of
-    <code>dbmopen</code> in the apache modules reads the string length of
+    <code>dbmopen</code> in the Apache modules reads the string length of
     the hashed values from the DBM data structures, rather than relying
     upon the string being NULL-appended. Some applications, such as
     the Netscape web server, rely upon the string being
@@ -118,9 +118,14 @@ store passwords</description>
     <p>Sets the type of database file that is used to store the passwords.
-    The default database type is determined at compile time.  The
+    The default database type is determined at compile time. The
     availability of other types of database files also depends on
-    <a href="../install.html#dbm">compile-time settings</a>.</p>
+    <a href="../programs/configure.html#options">compile-time settings</a>.</p>
+    <p>For example, in order to enable the support for Berkeley DB
+    (correspondent to the <code>db</code> type) the
+    <code>--with-berkeley-db</code> option needs to be added to httpd's
+    configure to generate the necessary DSO.</p>
     <p>It is crucial that whatever program you use to create your password
     files is configured to use the same type of database.</p>

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