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From "RCHAPACH Rochester" <rchap...@us.ibm.com>
Subject Re: Apache 2.0 on IBM iSeries (AS/400)
Date Thu, 30 Aug 2001 14:05:18 GMT



"Gomez Henri" <new-httpd@slib.fr> on 08/30/2001 03:54:28 PM

> Hi,
>
> I'm working on Linux and also AS/400 (yes there is Unix hackers
> using that exotic OS)
>
> Since OS/400 release V5R1, Apache 2.0 is included :)))
> Reported as Apache 2.0.18 (beta ?)

No, not "beta" but fully supported.  I might add that Apache 2.0.18 is
available
in V4R5 via PTF.  We also plan to keep as up-to-date as possible with newer
releases of Apache 2.0 as they come out.  There may be some delay between
the
release of a tarball from Apache and our release of that same level of
code.
But we plan to keep that to a minimum.

>
> It's very pleasant to reuse httpd.conf on AS/400.
>
> Did you know if it the same code base and if the IBM teams
> (iSeries) back port some stuff to the ORIGINAL code base.

We are working on getting stuff back into the original code base.  In the
long
run, it will make our lives simpler too.

>
> Did they also use APR ?

Yes we use APR.

>
> I know that there is Big Blue gurus around which should  (could ?) answer
to
> that questions :))
>
> Some pointers for people interested :
>
>
http://www-1.ibm.com/servers/eserver/iseries/software/http/services/apache.h

> tm
> http://www-3.ibm.com/services/learning/community/as400/itso2/CP02.pdf
>
> Regards.
>
> PS: More Apache goodies used, a Tomcat is also used and communicate
>       with Apache via mod_jk and jni (something I know well as Tomcat
> commiter)

Thanks

Rob Simonson
simo@us.ibm.com




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