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From Greg Stein <>
Subject Re: PCRE build
Date Mon, 15 May 2000 05:44:50 GMT
On Sat, 13 May 2000, Brian Havard wrote:
> 1) Avoid libtool altogether by specifying --disable-shared to pcre's
> configure. I can't see how to add switches to configure when called via
> 2) Make pcre use the libtool generated by apache's configure. Easily done
> by changing pcre/ to say
> LIBTOOL=../../libtool
> 3) Fix the libtool generation in pcre. This would probably involve moving
> the step out of the makefile and into configure so configure can supply the
> appropriate hints to ltconfig.
> I've implemented (2) in my tree here to get things working again but like
> the idea of (1) better. Preferences/opinions/ideas anyone?

I say, link the thing right into Apache (and export from there). I don't
see any need to turn it into a dynamically-loaded library since it is a
required part of Apache. I think it will also simplify things by reducing
the number of config/build options.


Greg Stein,

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