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From Mike <dykci...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Broken APXS
Date Mon, 23 Jul 2007 08:34:17 GMT
> > >apxs accepts only *.c files as its input. For other extensions it
> > >doesn't invoke libtool in compile mode and several different issues
> > >leading to empty Apache module creation. The most probably reason is
> > >poor regex design.
> > This kind of invocation: $ apxs -cia mod_cpp.cpp other.C
> >
> > Seems to behave better w/ the patch below:
> >
> > http://people.apache.org/~covener/apxs-cpp.diff
> It's not portable to assume that $CC can compile anything other than C.
It is because you can set CC to an arbitrary value.

> I'm not sure it's worth the complexity; it's already possible to pass
> .o/.lo to apxs (right?) so third-party modules can deal with the
> compilation step of non-C code.
Well, the point is to extend apxs so it'll be able to compile and link
efficiently.
Kind regards.

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