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From Marc Slemko <>
Subject Re: httpd -MApache::httpd_conf
Date Mon, 05 Jan 1998 00:48:37 GMT
I am concerned about adding too many things to Apache that are only for
3rd party software, no matter how good.

At the least, it needs to be completely compile-time settable, ie. so that
8k isn't wasted for the string, etc.

On Mon, 5 Jan 1998, Doug MacEachern wrote:

> At the moment, I can configure my httpd with nothing but this in
> httpd.conf:
> PerlModule Apache::httpd_conf
> But, I still have to tell httpd where httpd.conf is located, which
> really sucks since Perl can find
> Apache/ on it's own.  With the patch below, mod_perl users
> can simply start the server with 'httpd -MApache::httpd_conf'.  `-M' is
> also a Perl switch that pulls in Perl modules.  Lots of folks are using
> Perl to configure httpd these days, I'm sure this switch will prove
> valuable.  In my case, we're shipping an apache/mod_perl based product
> which we'd like to have configure itself 100%.  Having to use -d or -f
> switches eats away at that percentage considerably.  What do you think?
> -Doug

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