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From Ryan Bloom <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache-1.3/src CHANGES Configure
Date Tue, 11 Jan 2000 17:25:53 GMT

> Why? Because the .so extension on is just a _convention_ in
> Apache. It is not required, because we manually load the files anyway.
> SHLIB_SUFFIX_NAME is different. It always has to match the extension
> the systems dynamic loader requires, because it is for loading a real
> _library_ under SHARED_CORE. So the above patch is correct, because
> using SHLIB_SUFFIX_NAME for the decision on the module DSO extension
> is already a violation of our intentions. Instead the rule is: .so
> is a convention for the module DSO extension, SHLIB_SUFFIX_NAME is
> the extension for shared _libraries_. So under HPUX and
> _IS_ correct. Full stop ;)

If that patch fixes the problem and keeps SHARED_CORE working, then I am
+1.  As I said, my only HPUX machine is incredibly flakey, or I would have
investigated the problem further.


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