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From Rainer Jung <rainer.j...@kippdata.de>
Subject Re: svn commit: r730881 - in /httpd/httpd/trunk: configure.in support/Makefile.in
Date Sat, 03 Jan 2009 02:11:16 GMT
On 03.01.2009 02:50, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
> Rainer Jung wrote:
>> On 03.01.2009 02:02, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
>>> rjung@apache.org wrote:
>>>> Author: rjung
>>>> Date: Fri Jan  2 16:58:11 2009
>>>> New Revision: 730881
>>>>
>>>> URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=730881&view=rev
>>>> Log:
>>>> We need to link only ab against libm (because of
>>>> sqrt()).
>>> Uhm - sure that mod_status and a few others didn't also need this
>>> on some platforms due to double/float arithmetic (statistics?)
>> It's always hard to be sure for all platforms, but at least it works on
>> Solaris and Linux, and I can't find any libm symbols in mod_status.
>>
>> The floats there are only used in simple divisions and printf.
>>
>> As I understand it, Windows builds are not influenced by these changes,
>> because they use a separate build apparatus?
>
> Correct, but if I remember right, manipulating long long's into doubles
> on solaris 8 and several other operating systems involves libm stub helpers.

That's the platform I do most tests on. I compiled all trunk modules and 
could load them, so no missing symbols.

I do the same change regularly for 2.2.x, so I know it works there to 
(but didn't test there with all more exotic modules).

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