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From Ryan Bloom <...@covalent.net>
Subject Re: cvs commit: httpd-2.0/modules/aaa config.m4
Date Sat, 18 Aug 2001 06:04:42 GMT
On Friday 17 August 2001 22:57, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 17, 2001 at 10:26:32PM -0700, Ryan Bloom wrote:
> > I just noticed this.
> >
> > >  Log:
> > >  Fix --enable-modules=all breakage with mod_auth_db and mod_auth_digest
> > >  by allowing a module to disable itself if its prerequisites are not
> > > met.
> > >
> > >  This introduces the subtle nuance that if you request a module and you
> > >  don't meet its prerequisites, it'll refuse to build itself.
> > >
> > >  mod_ssl exits if its prerequisites are not met.
> >
> > -1.  If I enable a module, I want that module.  If it can't be
> > configured, then we should print an error message, and exit the
> > configuration.  I will not move these changes forward, and this should be
> > backed out before 2.0.25.
>
> It is implicitly enabled via --enable-modules=all.  The user did not
> specify that they wanted these modules exactly.  I posted a message
> asking if we should only disable it if the user did not explictly
> request it and error out if they did explictly request it.  Should
> this be our behavior instead?

> The situation before this commit was that on almost all platforms,
> --enable-modules=all configuration was broken because mod_auth_db
> and mod_auth_digest would be enabled at configure time.  However,
> compilation would fail because of failed dependencies.  -- justin

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