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From "Ralf S. Engelschall" <>
Subject Re: [STATUS] (apache-1.3) Sun Oct 25 23:45:17 EST 1998
Date Tue, 27 Oct 1998 09:31:58 GMT

In article <> you wrote:

> |     * Wilfredo Sanchez's [PATCH] Build outside of source tree
> |         Message-ID: <>
> |         Status: Ralf +1 (conceptual, with question)
> |         Martin +1 (for concept)

>   Any one else willing to take a look at this (and add a +1)?  I'd like to get it
> into 1.3.4, if possible, since Apple can't build Apache without it.

>    The only outstanding question was regarding why I got rid of $(TOP), for
> which the answer is that I did not get rid of $(TOP).  In fact $(TOP) was quite
> useful in making my patch work.  What I did was remove the assumption that
> $(SRC), which points to the shadow tree, is a subdirectory of $(TOP), which
> is the top of the source tree.  The whole point of the patch was to move the
> shadow tree elsewhere, hence the removal of $(TOP)/ as a prefix to $(SRC).

<grin> You learned fast on ApacheCon where I said that the best approach to
get something into Apache is to remind the developers from time to time ;-)
I've still the --permute-module patch in the queue for today. But after this
is finished I'll investigate again on your patch. Thanks for reminding us...

                                       Ralf S. Engelschall

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