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From Brian Behlendorf <br...@organic.com>
Subject Re: binaries...
Date Thu, 23 Nov 1995 01:31:57 GMT
On Wed, 22 Nov 1995, Andrew Wilson wrote:
> Brian,
> 
> 	your notes on:
> 
> 	http://www.hyperreal.com/httpd/binaries.html
> 
> are misleading.  Can you clarify them for us.
> 
> You say for the tar files:  
> 
> apache_(version)-(platform)-(OSversion).tar.gz
>  
> eg:     apache_0.8.16-solaris-2.4.tar.gz
> 
> 
> but for the binaries:
> 
> httpd-(version)
> 
> eg:	httpd-solaris
> 
> 
> Huh?  Which (version) is which?  What's the scoop?

Fixed.  My apologies.  

| httpd-(platform)
|
| as in, httpd-solaris

Why -platform?  Many of us maintain multi-platform /usr/local/src (or 
equivalent) trees, and being able to do this makes our life quite a bit 
easier.  

	Brian


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