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From Randy Terbush <>
Subject Re: Things I'd like before first ship...
Date Tue, 11 Jul 1995 01:39:27 GMT
> On Mon, 10 Jul 1995, Robert S. Thau wrote:
> > *) A configuration script which allows people to pick and choose
> >    optional modules.  (This would have to rewrite modules.c, which is
> >    trivial --- basically, two copies of the list of configured modules
> >    in slightly different formats.  It would also have to arrange for
> >    the right set of mod_*.o files to be built by the Makefile; that
> >    would be somewhat easier if we can count on any reasonable make to
> >    support the same sort of 'include' directive, but BSDI appears to
> >    insist on being the odd man out *again*, so it looks like rewriting
> >    the Makefile is the only way for it to work.  Shell and awk are
> >    probably the tools of choice --- *old* awk).
> I'll take this one if you like.  As for Makefiles, I ended up putting 
> together a very simple Makefile generation package for mSQL.  It's a 
> simple setup that allows inclusiong of system definitions and other 
> things (without the need for a make that supports includes).  If you want 
> to have a look, mSQL can be found on in /pub/Minerva/msql.  
> The makefile generation stuff is handled by the stuff in the makegen 
> directory.
> Bambi

This is one of the cleaner/portable systems I have seen.  It would
be a welcome addition to Apache in my opinion. 

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