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From Ben Laurie <>
Subject Re: [PATCH/Win32] Remove main() from ApacheCore.dll
Date Sun, 23 Nov 1997 23:38:11 GMT
Alexei Kosut wrote:
> Here's a patch that accomplishes what I discussed earlier:
> 1) It gets rid of the main() function in http_main.c (for Win32 only) and
>    replaces it with an apache_main(). This takes main() out of
>    ApacheCore.dll, which always struck me as a somewhat nasty idea.
>    This also has the benefit of allowing other programs to link to
>    it if they want (why? I dunno).
> 2) Remove main/dummy.c, and replace it with os/win32/main_win32.c,
>    which just contains a main() function that calls the aforementioned
>    apache_main(). This has the added benefit of not having to deal with
>    a silly dummy object file just so link.exe doesn't complain about
>    not having any object files when linking Apache.exe.




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