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From "Francis ANDRE" <>
Subject Re: Directions for Win32 binary httpd
Date Thu, 08 Dec 2005 10:41:54 GMT
Why don't you plan to use ant for the building process instead of 
namke/make. The major avantage of using ant would be to get a coherent, 
unique process for all majors platforms like WXP, Linux, Unix, OS/400, 

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "William A. Rowe, Jr." <>
To: <>
Sent: Saturday, December 03, 2005 7:31 PM
Subject: Re: Directions for Win32 binary httpd

> Steffen wrote:
>>> From a build standpoint I agree.
>> But VC++ 2005 has improvements in Performance, MemoryManagement etc.
>> The optimizer seems  to improve the performance quite significantly.
>> Contrary to what Microsoft would like, you can built the server with the
>> needed DLLs statically so there is nothing to ship and nothing to 
>> install.
>> The Sambar Server( ) uses this approach.
> Steffan, you aren't considering the structure of httpd(!)  Loading three
> dozen modules and several libraries, each with embedded Clib functions is
> quite sub-optimal ;-)  For a monolithic program, I agree with your 
> assessment.
> Of course, feel free to build under VC 2005 (freely for the next year!).
> We are talking about maximum flexibility for distribution purposes, only.
> Bill

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