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From r..@covalent.net
Subject Re: architecture-specific directories
Date Wed, 15 Nov 2000 16:17:55 GMT
On Wed, 15 Nov 2000, Sascha Schumann wrote:

> On Wed, 15 Nov 2000 rbb@covalent.net wrote:
> 
> > On Wed, 15 Nov 2000, Sascha Schumann wrote:
> >
> > Because I build Apache three or four different ways to test it.  Very
> > often I build the first time with prefork, then I build with mpmt_pthread,
> > and so on.  But, it can be days between changing the MPM to the next
> > one.  If I forget to re-run dependancies I spend hours tracking down bugs
> > that aren't there.  To fix this, I always end up running make clean;make
> > whenever I build.
> 
>     If you use multiple configurations, I'd really encourage you
>     to try multiple build trees:
> 
>     -   No need to reconfigure to change to another MPM
>     -   No need to rerun make depend
> 
>     It just makes your life easier.

I already have three build trees on my main development machine.  Those
three trees are broken up by which project I am currently working on.  If
I multiplied those trees by the number of MPMs, I'd never be able to find
the current patch.  :-)

Ryan

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Ryan Bloom                        	rbb@apache.org
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