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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <>
Subject Re: mod isapi
Date Tue, 15 Jul 2003 19:23:23 GMT

  thank you for making my day yesterday with your post :-)  And your
great retort to Cliff ;->  I specifically redesigned isapi for exactly the
case you are describing.

  Yes, that's a problem, I'll commit a patch as soon as I am sure I'm
happy with the choice of return type, later this afternoon.


At 07:02 PM 7/14/2003, Eduardo Franco wrote:
>I think the better question would be: Since when I can't use mod_isapi under
>If I can compile it as a shared object... why not use it?!
>I perfect use case for this would be:
>I've a product for WIN + IIS it's a ISAPI extension/filter, now I've to
>por it to Linux + Apache... to don't split my product into two components...
>I decided to port the ISAPI extension/filter to linux and run it on mod_isapi
>+ mod_filter (module I'd created to emulate the ISAPI filter).
>Now it's just one Project for two plataforms... it's wonderful to manage!
>Ok! I'm a lunatic... but it save me a lot of time... But try it out with
>gcc + Windows... you'll see the same error. It's a problem o language standard
>not OS specific!
>And the signature of the function in mod_isapi.h is different from the ISAPI
>specification! Wich require a return type of int!
>Eduardo Franco
>>On Mon, 14 Jul 2003, Eduardo Franco wrote:
>>> When I was trying to compile an ISAPI extendion under linux (with gcc
>>> and apache 2.4.43, using the mod_isapi) I got the following error message.
>>> was mixing C++ with C (using extern "C" directive).
>>> /usr/src/apache/httpd-2.0.39/modules/arch/win32/mod_isapi.h:77: ISO C++
>>> forbids declaration of
>>Since when can you use mod_isapi on Linux?  It's in modules/arch/win32/
>>because it's only intended for use on Windows platforms.

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