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From Ben Laurie <...@algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: apache/linux modules
Date Mon, 02 Feb 1998 23:35:00 GMT
Cristian Gafton wrote:
> 
> On Mon, 2 Feb 1998, Ben Laurie wrote:
> 
> > No. This is a really cool way to make sure that you never get the same
> > build of Apache twice (or any other autoconfed package). This is one
> 
> You're giving autoconf too much credit :-) Like the ability to generate
> different results on two identical runs... It can not do that... Yet. :-)

No, but it encourages you to not do identical runs.

> > "feature" of autoconf that drives me completely crazy. Try sharing
> > sysadmin on a machine in the face of this kind of stuff going on.
> 
> $ echo "exec ./configure --my-options" > build.apache
> $ chmod 755 build.apache
> $ mail -s "how to build apache" otherguy
> Enter "." on a line to end
> 
> Hey, use the build.apache script to build apache for our servers,
> will ya ?
> 
> Your cool colleague,
> .
> $
> 
> Isn't that cool ?

Yes. So cool we built into the distribution and called it
"Configuration".

Cheers,

Ben.

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