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From Jean-Luc Rochat <j...@cybercable.fr>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache-2.0/src/modules/standard Makefile.tmpl
Date Fri, 03 Sep 1999 06:40:35 GMT
Rasmus Lerdorf wrote:
> 
> > >>   -extra/
> > >>   -
> > >>   -  This is the directory for third-party modules, such as mod_jserv.
> > >>   -
> > >
> > >Why was this removed? Doesn't it hold anymore?
> >
> > It doesn't exist in the 2.0 repository.  I think Dean removed it as
> > part of the MPM stuff.
> >
> > I don't think it is a good idea in any case -- third party modules
> > should be dropped in their own directory, or at least a directory
> > specific to the module package.
> 
> None of the major modules out there use this extra/ directory anymore.
> For a static build they all create src/modules/<module_name> and things
> get built from there, and for an external dynamic build they just use apxs
> and don't need to write anything to the Apache source tree.  This extra/
> dir dates back to the 1.2.x days and early 1.3 beta releases.
> 
> -Rasmus

that's true, our install scripts create modules/jserv. As JServ software
is 13 .c files, it's easier to keep it alone.

Jean-Luc Rochat

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