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From Randy Terbush <>
Subject Re: Putting modules in their own subdirectories
Date Fri, 07 Mar 1997 19:12:10 GMT
> 	There was some discussion about rearranging installation process
> as to put every module in its own subdirectory.  The advantages of such
> approach include the ability to break large modules into subparts, 
> provide module-specific header files and build parameters, as well as
> allow for easy installation of additional (non-standard) modules.
> 	As far as I understand, the whole idea behind "modules" was to 
> provide an independent pieces of code that accomplish a certain task, so
> why not to extend that idea into the organization and layout of the 
> distribution.
> 	Any thoughts ???
> 							Stanley.

For the most part, I think this has been done. There is a bit of 
clunkyness which last I looked required mod_proxy to be compiled in 
order to get the compile to check the 'modules' subdirectory. Other 
than that, "it just works".

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