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From Sascha Schumann <sas...@schumann.cx>
Subject Re: architecture-specific directories
Date Wed, 15 Nov 2000 16:01:16 GMT
On Wed, 15 Nov 2000 rbb@covalent.net wrote:

> On Wed, 15 Nov 2000, Sascha Schumann wrote:
>
> > > I want to stress this a bit.  One of my complaints with Apache's 'make
> > > depend', is that it doesn't generate the dependancies in all directories,
> > > it only does the dependancies for the configured directories.
> >
> >     I don't see the point of this. What do you want with
> >     dependencies which you don't use during the build?
>
> 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.

    - Sascha


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