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From Randy Terbush <>
Subject Re: conditional HTML
Date Wed, 10 Apr 1996 03:30:04 GMT

> For those used to GNU configure, the only change here is that you must
> edit the Modules file before running configure.  If you are compiling
> in a non-source directory, you can copy the Modules file into your
> build directory before proceeding.  This isn't ideal, but having a lot
> of --with-foo options wasn't very appealing either.  I also
> experimented with a --with-modules=LIST option, but that wasn't
> satisfactory.  Ideas solicited.

One thought that I have had in the back of my mind is to split the
modules into their own directory. Teaching configure to build a
list from the modules in this directory, and perhaps a --with
tag to point it to a directory full of local modules would do the

> I'm hoping, of course, that this will eventually make it into the
> Apache distribution.  For those who need convincing, I can extoll the
> virtues of configure, and list ways in which it is better than the
> current ad-hoc system.
> Tom

It will be a nice addition.

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