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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: config/2590: Linking of modules libs (fwd)
Date Tue, 14 Jul 1998 00:55:08 GMT
I'm also up for accepting the overkill right now.

Ralf S. Engelschall wrote:
> In article <> you
> > On Mon, 13 Jul 1998, Ralf S. Engelschall wrote:
> >> Exactly. It is overkill to link the helper programs and the support programs
> >> for instance with complete Oracle libs under PHP3 situations but the only
> >> correct way is to have more granular LIBS variables. Because this would
> >> require too much hacking for Apache 1.3 we _have_ to accept this overkill.
> >> So, just close the PR with such a statement, Marc. IMHO we have no other
> >> choice for 1.3.
> > We could use EXTRA_LIBS_httpd, EXTRA_LIBS_htpasswd, ... and similarly
> > EXTRA_CFLAGS_httpd, ... as special cases to modify each executable.
> Sure, but this means we have to do some hacking. We have to add varianbles to
> Configuration.tmpl, code in Configure and configure for setting them to
> defaults and code in the Makefile.tmpl for using them, etc. I personally think
> its a more than we really want to accept to change just to get rid of this
> overkill. Is it worth the effort? If yes, ok, I volunteer for this job when I
> find time because the current overkill is annoying to me, too. Should I take
> some time and check for a clean but not too advanced solution?
>                                        Ralf S. Engelschall

   Jim Jagielski   |||   |||
            "That's no ordinary rabbit... that's the most foul,
            cruel and bad-tempered rodent you ever laid eyes on"

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