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From "Ralf S. Engelschall" <>
Subject Re: source code
Date Thu, 20 Aug 1998 10:00:39 GMT

> I'm an engenear.
> I'm working at the telecomunication department of
> Pisa University, and I'm studing server Apache source code
> Version 1.3.0
> I use a Linux platform and I think the server process
> begin whit REALMAIN function in file http_main.c
> Following source code, REALMAIN calls ap_setup_prelinked_modules
> in file http_config.c. This function calls ap_add_module
> always in the same file. ap_add_module run the following
> test: if(m->version!=MODULE_MAGIC_NUMBER.
> I should like to know where and when the version entry of
> struct module has been created and initialized.

It's implicitly created by the STANDARD_MODULE_STUFF macro every module uses
in it's source file at the definition top of the module structure. Look
inside http_config.h for details.
                                       Ralf S. Engelschall

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