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From Ben Laurie <...@algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: [PATCH] mod_status/1448: Status Information should display server version and build date (fwd)
Date Sat, 22 Nov 1997 12:31:49 GMT
Alexei Kosut wrote:
> 
> On Sat, 22 Nov 1997, Ben Laurie wrote:
> 
> > Alexei Kosut wrote:
> > >
> > > On Fri, 21 Nov 1997, Dean Gaudet wrote:
> > >
> > > > +       rvputs(r, "Server Version: ",SERVER_VERSION, "<br>\n", NULL);
> > >
> > > This seems to me to have some implicit problems if mod_status is compiled
> > > as a shared library and not a built-in module. In fact, I suspect there
> > > are some similar problems with other information provided by mod_status (I
> > > haven't checked), if the module is used with a different version of Apache
> > > than it is compiled for.
> >
> > Errr ... why?
> 
> If the module is compiled under, say, Apache 1.3b7, as a shared library,
> the version, because it's a #define, gets inserted into the mod_status
> library. If I then load this module under Apache 1.3.2, say, and pull up
> the status page, it will still say "Apache/1.3b7", even though I'm now
> running 1.3.2.
> 
> That's why.

Ooops, sorry. Brain obviously not fully engaged. I thought we were
talking about SERVER_BUILT.

Cheers,

Ben.

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