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From Ben Laurie <>
Subject Re: includes for DSO completeness
Date Thu, 05 Aug 1999 23:05:21 GMT
"Roy T. Fielding" wrote:
> >> Really?  That's odd -- I've always preferred modules to be modular.
> >
> >The problem with that approach is that you then have to hunt down
> >the fact that ap_validate_password is defined in ap_checkpass.h,
> >and then include it.
> Egrep. The advantage is that, if some other utility only wants to
> use a specific function, they don't have to compile in most of Apache.

The other advantage is that you don't get a complete recompile every
time you change some function definition. Admittedly Apache is not big
enough that this really matters too much, but if you don't start early,
you'll never get it right...




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