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From "David Reid" <dr...@jetnet.co.uk>
Subject Re: alpha4
Date Mon, 05 Jun 2000 16:40:59 GMT
In addition on BeOS if you try to build APR standalone threads are turned
off.  This isn't an issue if built with apache so it can wait, but should be
addressed at some point.  When I get time I'll investigate this.

david
----- Original Message -----
From: "Brian Havard" <brianh@kheldar.apana.org.au>
To: <new-httpd@apache.org>
Sent: Monday, June 05, 2000 5:25 PM
Subject: Re: alpha4


> On Mon, 5 Jun 2000 09:10:48 -0700 (PDT), rbb@covalent.net wrote:
>
> >
> >> >i tried that first, but apr.h ends up with:
> >> >#define APR_HAS_DSO               0
> >>
> >> This value is getting cached so the --enable-dso is ignored until you
> >> remove config.cache.
> >>
> >> from config.cache:
> >> ac_cv_enable_dso=${ac_cv_enable_dso=yes}
> >
> >That value is only supposed to be cached if it isn't specified, and it is
> >specified if you turn on mod_so.  The problem is that the
> >APACHE_MODPATH_FINISH is before the APACHE_CHECK_STANDARD_MODULE(so...)
in
> >config.m4.  Moving this handles the problem with libmod_so.la, but not
> >some of the other stuff.  The fix is on the way.
>
> I encountered the problem while building APR standalone. After a distclean
> I ran "configure", then "configure --enable-dso". DSO didn't get enabled.
> Deleting config.cache and re-"configure --enable-dso"-ing DID enable DSO.
>
> I still don't see what point of disabling DSO support is. Why not just
> always include it if it's supported on the build platform? That would make
> the problem & complexity go away.
>
> The only part of APR I can see a point in disabling is threads because
> thread safeness can incur an expense (mutex locks etc). It's fairly common
> for run time libraries to come in single & multi threaded versions.
>
> --
>
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