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From "Ralf S. Engelschall" <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache-1.3 STATUS
Date Mon, 24 Aug 1998 13:29:16 GMT

In article <> you wrote:
> wrote:
>>        * header detection is broken; eg. sys/resource.h often requires 
>>          other includes first, etc.  This breaks things like RLimit*
>>          on many platforms.
>>   +      -- Ralf will try to solve this problem this week. 

> You know, this confuses me. Are we saying that the header detection
> "section" can't find sys/resource.h until we also have some additional
> #includes elsewhere? 

No, we have no chance here, I think.

> This doesn't make any sense. Now I can understand
> that for RLimit* to work, we need to include sys/resource.h and maybe
> other things (or maybe change the ordering), but I can't see how we
> cannot _detect_ the existance of sys/resource.h.

Currently I think the header detection should be really just
pre-processor-based and not compiler-based. Only this way we can avoid
problems. This way header dependencies are nonrelevant, aren't they?

                                       Ralf S. Engelschall

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