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From Ben Laurie <...@gonzo.ben.algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache/src CHANGES Configuration.tmpl Makefile.tmpl
Date Tue, 30 Jul 1996 19:19:36 GMT
Alexei Kosut wrote:
> 
> On Tue, 30 Jul 1996, Ben Laurie wrote:
> 
> > Jim Jagielski wrote:
> > > 
> > > In the meantime, how does something like this appear:
> > 
> > I think it is the wrong approach to make each individual end user figure out
> > what -Ds are needed ... we should encourage a system which means that we end
> > up with an entry in conf.h which corresponds to their OS, and it seems to me
> > that this doesn't.
> 
> We *do* do that. But none of the things herein can be specified as "OS".
> For one thing, how can an OS tell you if you should use the extra status
> instrumentation? Likewise, -DNO_MMAP is there because some HP-UX (at
> least) systems don't have working mmap implementations. SOCKS support as
> well, is defenitely not on all machines of a given OS, nor is it
> wanted on all those that it is on.

OK, I agree with most of that, but -DNO_MMAP not an OS thing? I don't think so.

Cheers,

Ben.

> 
> -- Alexei Kosut <akosut@organic.com>            The Apache HTTP Server 
>    http://www.nueva.pvt.k12.ca.us/~akosut/      http://www.apache.org/
> 

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