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From Ben Laurie <...@algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache-1.3/src CHANGES
Date Mon, 09 Nov 1998 18:40:26 GMT
Jim Jagielski wrote:
> 
> Lars Eilebrecht wrote:
> >
> > According to Jim Jagielski:
> >
> > >  Use of APACI should not be the only way of doing this... If it is,
> > >  then it's broken.
> >
> > Of course you can hack suexec.h and use src/Configure, but if you
> > use configure any changes in suexec.h get ignored, because the variables
> > are set by APACI (and some people had problems with the default
> > values and the fact that it was not possible to set DOC_ROOT and
> > LOG_EXEC, see PRs).
> >
> 
> The whole idea behind 'configure' was to present a "user friendly"
> interface to 'Configure.' Basically, it was to drive the Configure
> process. Whether it's useful or stupid to have 2 independent ways to
> configure the build process, they should be equal...

My vote is for "stupid".

Cheers,

Ben.

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