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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: APR leaking HAVE_* macros
Date Wed, 01 Dec 1999 15:53:52 GMT
Rasmus Lerdorf wrote:
> > The trick is getting consistant stuff. If one compiles Apache without
> > one module, and it chooses the dbm_open in libc/libndbm and then
> > another module in added and adjusts things so that libdb is
> > searched first, then things will break. 
> Right, but that only precludes a module from choosing a library that has
> symbol conflicts with another.  libndbm and libgdbm can happily co-exist,
> for example.  This might actually be one of the advantages of having APR
> and Apache autoconf separated (I have been trying to find a valid reason
> for the current situation).  If libapr.a is configured and built first, it
> will be easier to do test links to catch any symbol conflicts from stuff
> modules may bring in.  


   Jim Jagielski   [|]   [|]
                "Are you suggesting coconuts migrate??"

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