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From Rasmus Lerdorf <ras...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Building and Linking 3rd Party Modules within Apache 2.0 Source
Date Wed, 18 Oct 2000 21:23:54 GMT
> > I suppose it would be possible to add some gear to the top-level configure
> > script to allow you to do something similar to an --activate-module which
> > would end up pulling in a .a.  But again, I think third-party static
> > modules should be the exception rather than the norm moving forwards.
> > 
> 
> My only concerns are (1) those platforms that lack DSO support
> and (2) those whose DSO support is super crappy. Sometimes people
> just prefer being able to add in modules statically.
> 
> You know, that would be a interesting survey.

Yes, but like I said, these are the exceptions.  And asking these folks to
install autoconf/automake to get around the fact that their OS sucks
should not be that much of an issue.

-Rasmus


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