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From Dan Poirier <>
Subject Re: httpd win64 "project" sources/makefiles [was:...binaries]
Date Mon, 03 Nov 2008 13:13:00 GMT
William A. Rowe, Jr. said the following on 11/03/2008 07:32 AM:
> But studio (or eclipse or codewarrior or [name your IDE]) users would
> appreciate a perspective into the sources.  The IDE-accessible nature
> of the original Win32 port is what made it so easy for me to jump in,
> understand and substantially refactor the win32 support.  Without the
> IDE view, would I have done that?  Maybe - but at that time in my
> development patterns - more likely not.
> Lets look to supporting [name your favorite IDE] as a bigger picture
> item not specific to windows, and to transition away from .dsp for
> the build/ide view support.

I'm still getting my head around how all the parts of Apache work 
together, and would love to be able to dive into it using Eclipse and 
explore.  The advantage of Eclipse would be that it's more 
cross-platform than most of the alternatives that I'm aware of.

Re: windows, aren't there one or more ports of gcc?  Would something 
like that be worth considering as a more stable build solution than MS's 


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