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From Alexei Kosut <ako...@leland.Stanford.EDU>
Subject Re: apache-nspr-05
Date Sat, 09 May 1998 02:55:46 GMT
On Fri, 8 May 1998, Dean Gaudet wrote:

> apache-nspr-05 doesn't use fork(), pipes, processes, signals, .... I broke
> literally everything to get the NSPR port to the basic point of serving
> static content *without* directly using any POSIXisms.  The closest things
> to posixisms left are a few library functions... but even those we don't
> use many -- strcasecmp, isalpha, and that ilk are what's left.

Oh, okay. As I said, I haven't really looked at apache-nspr closely.
Sounds good, though. (isalpha is ISO C, btw)

BTW, a Mac port would also probably also need some GUI code, since there's
nothing remotely resembling a text-based console or shell available as
there is on other OSes.

-- Alexei Kosut <akosut@stanford.edu> <http://www.stanford.edu/~akosut/>
   Stanford University, Class of 2001 * Apache <http://www.apache.org> *



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