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From Ben Laurie <...@gonzo.ben.algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: Status of NT port
Date Mon, 23 Dec 1996 09:55:32 GMT
Alexei Kosut wrote:
> 
> On Sun, 22 Dec 1996, Brian Behlendorf wrote:
> 
> > I've gotten a few queries regarding whether/how soon we'll consider an NT
> > port.  I've gotten so sick of giving the same response I've created a web page
> > for it:  http://www.apache.org/info/apache_nt.html
> > Let me know what you think.
> 
> Looks pretty good. However, the third paragraph is, IMHO, overspecific
> to the point of being wrong. I doubt an NT version of 2.0 would work
> quite that way (Ben could probably tell us more about that), and I'm
> pretty sure that if we made a Win32 version of Apache, it'd run just
> as well on 95 as NT. I'd just say "Our current plan for Apache 2.0
> includes possible compaibility with Windows NT, as well as other
> design changes to enable other ports to other platforms as well. As
> well as Windows NT, we are considering versions of Apache that run on
> the MacOS and others."

Well ... my port to Win32 does, indeed, run on both 95 and NT. It isn't quite
as simple as linking in plat_win32.o ... for a start there's a raft of header
redefining all the threading primitives, etc.

Cheers,

Ben.

> 
> Or something like that.
> 
> -- 
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> 

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