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From <...@covalent.net>
Subject Re: mod_proxy in HTTPd
Date Fri, 20 Apr 2001 21:30:32 GMT
On Fri, 20 Apr 2001 fielding@ebuilt.com wrote:

> > The fact that Apache-2.x's build system doesn't support the extra feature
> > from 1.3's scares me a bit.  I don't think external modules can be added
> > without a lot of hassle in the current build system.  That worries me.
> >
> > We'd have to generate the config.m4 file on the fly.  Hmm...  -- justin
>
> We've talked about fixing that, but it is lower on the pole than simply
> getting the build consistent across the entire tree (almost there).
> I think the solution will have to be a return to normal shell scripts
> for adding modules -- the m4 stuff is processed when we cut a release,
> which is too early for modules.  The config.m4 things need to be replaced.

Uh,  I added the m4 script for --with-module a few weeks ago.  This allows
us to include simple modules without requiring us to re-run buildconf.  By
simple, I mean a module that has one file.  It should be relatively easy
to extend my script though.

Ryan

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Ryan Bloom                        	rbb@apache.org
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