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From Rodent of Unusual Size <Ken.C...@Golux.Com>
Subject Re: Configure vs. configure: Please read
Date Wed, 02 Dec 1998 03:52:31 GMT
Randy Terbush wrote:
> 
> I'm sure a few folks are getting tired of this debate... Please give
> some feedback and hopefully we can bury this.

You mean the 'd' in new-httpd *doesn't* stand for 'debate'? :-D

> The approach I am contemplating to this is to move the existing APACI
> 'configure' into the src/ directory as 'Configure' and merge the needed
> bits from the old 'Configure' into the APACI 'configure' now named
> 'Configure'. Replace the APACI 'configure' in the toplevel directory
> with a wrapper that essentially is: "#!/bin/sh . src/Configure"
> 
> I then see using 'basename' to determine how the script was called and
> emulate the 2 different behaviors from one script.

+1

> I do think that we need to start encouraging people to use APACI as it
> solves a few issues that the old Configure does not. I might point out
> that I was one of the people that voted against including APACI in 1.3
> originally, but now that we have it, I think we need to start taking
> advantage of it.

I concur -- especially now that the directory path issue
appears to be reaching a sane resolution.  I'll be one of the
first consumers of your rework. ;->
-- 
#ken	P-)}

Ken Coar                    <http://Web.Golux.Com/coar/>
Apache Group member         <http://www.apache.org/>
"Apache Server for Dummies" <http://Web.Golux.Com/coar/ASFD/>

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