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From Ben Laurie <>
Subject Re: Win32 binary
Date Sat, 18 Oct 1997 11:41:21 GMT
Alexei Kosut wrote:
> BTW, a few notes on Win32 binaries (I really wish I had an NT box
> right now):
> 1. Don't forget to update with how
> to make a complete package from the source.

At some point, sure. We'll have to add the vast numbers of files IS uses
to the CVS tree, though.

> 2. Don't forget to rewrite to explain how
> to a) install a binary release and run it, b) how to install a source
> release and compile it. (I'm presuming the InstallShield program
> contains both source and binaries, from which you can choose?)

It is supposed to, but currently doesn't. I'm still thinking about how
to do that (without having to individually include every source file
into IS).

> 3. Since it doesn't quite appear ready to work, can we put it in
> /httpd/dist instead of /apache/dist? Things should only go into
> /apache/dist if we actually want the world to use them. And is
> "Apache32_1.3b2.exe" really the best name? I don't like it being
> alphabetically on top of the list. I'd perfer a lowercase
> a. "apache_1.3b2-win32.exe" maybe.




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