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From jean-frederic clere <>
Subject Re: Whopsie on Darwin/Mac OS X 10.2.1... :-(
Date Tue, 08 Oct 2002 14:31:31 GMT
Pier Fumagalli wrote:
> On 7/10/02 21:45, "William A. Rowe, Jr." <> wrote:
>>At 03:27 PM 10/7/2002, Sander Temme wrote:
>>>Your HEAD probably uses the glibtool(ize) installation on your local box,
>>>which on 10.2 by default is 1.4.2. The tarball was built using the FreeBSD
>>>libtool, which is 1.3.4. This version did not know about Darwin yet and will
>>>not create any sort of shared library on this platform. The solution is
>>>building the tarball with a more recent version of libtool.
>>>Maybe Apache should fail more conclusively if the user wants .so modules and
>>>the build system can't do them, but that's a different question from getting
>>>the functionality to work.
>>>I think the ASF roll environment should bump its libtool. I doubt Darwin is
>>>the only platform that would benefit from that.
>>This is my doing.
>>Suggestion; could you offer a patch to build/httpd_roll_release that warns
>>the RM that the version of buildconf is too stale?
> Checking against 1.4.2 would be a good-thing(TM) indeed, but doesn't
> guarantee that on certain platforms (such as darwin, where the mainstream
> libtool port doesn't work) this will not break things again...
> We've been playing the libtool game since I started building 2.0. At one
> point or another, it broke things (I remember AIX as well), and as far as I
> know, noone has ever been able to get a patch incorporated into the main
> tree (I mean, removing a couple of "" is not a big deal, right?)...
> We can't keep libtool on our CVS as it's GPLed, let's just keep it off
> somewhere, apply the patches _we_ need, and keep our machines updated with
> _our_ version which works _for_us_... Right?
>>And yes - updating all the Apache machines would be convienent.
> If my ex-girlfriend decides to give me back my Cube, I might be able to keep
> it as an Apache Server for development and Testing on MacOS/X, since it
> seems that moof is completely unmaintained...

I have had to fight a little to get httpd-2.0.43 compiled and running on moof.

And I am looking for a JDK1.3 for it.

Any hints?

>     Pier

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