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From Justin Erenkrantz <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] get environment variables out of apachectl
Date Fri, 14 Dec 2001 18:10:57 GMT
On Fri, Dec 14, 2001 at 01:03:46PM -0500, Jeff Trawick wrote:
> For 2.0 we currently have a key environment variable set in apachectl
> to tell the loader how to find our shared libraries (e.g., libapr).
> On some platforms we want to set additional environment variables so
> that Apache runs better.  End-users sometimes need to set environment
> variables to be used by httpd/modules as well (e.g., set loader path
> to find shared library that some DSO needs).

If we're going this route, doesn't it seem better to have an
httpd-config script in the mold of the apr-config script I just
added?  I really dislike sourcing shell scripts.  (Albeit, we may
want to obfuscate the name so that the naive user doesn't confuse
it for a httpd configuration script to configure their server.)
-- justin

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