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From "Brian Havard" <bri...@kheldar.apana.org.au>
Subject Re: List of modules in "most" build
Date Mon, 23 Apr 2001 15:01:41 GMT
On Thu, 19 Apr 2001 13:41:10 -0400, Greg Ames wrote:

>Brian Havard wrote:
>> 
>> I've been building with --enable-mods-shared=most and noticed that it
>> doesn't really build most modules. I think the following modules should
>> also be included in the "most" list.
>>
>
>> mime_magic 
>
>I've had a few nasty headaches caused by mod_mime_magic, and would
>rather it stayed off of the "most" list.  Most recently, it was causing
>seg faults on daedalus that were very hard to debug.  
>
>But even with that fixed, you wouldn't believe all the extra syscalls we
>do for an autoindex of a directory containing .gz files.  A _lot_ of CPU
>cycles are dying needlessly, just so we can choose which icon to put in
>front of the file name.  On daedalus, I'd rather give those cycles to
>cvs, until subversion comes along. :-)  
>
>I think it would be better if the admin had to explicitly include
>mod_mime_magic.

Well, I'm more thinking of building dynamic modules for binary
distributions. Building a module doesn't necessarily imply enabling it,
only providing the possibility of enabling it. Would many people enable
"most" for a static build?

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