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From Paul Querna <>
Subject Re: intend to roll 2.3 alpha on Wednesday
Date Tue, 10 Nov 2009 22:25:58 GMT
On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 3:40 AM, Niklas Edmundsson <> wrote:
> On Mon, 9 Nov 2009, Nick Kew wrote:
>> Graham Leggett wrote:
>>> Is there a need to bundle APR at all?
>> Yep, let's draw a line under that.  APR is a dependency,
>> not a component.
> I assume that there still is a mechanism corresponding to
> --with-included-apr? On a distro with bundled APR version X that httpd
> dislikes (or more commonly, that contains bugs that has been fixed in newer
> releases that aren't considered a security update for the distro) I find it
> very convenient to be able to install httpd without having to jump through
> hoops pointing out which APR devel/runtime-stuff it should use.
> So, while APR (and stuff) are indeed dependencies I find
> --build-with-known-good-dependency-stuff very useful.

yes, we will have an httpd-deps-x.y.z.tar.bz2 alongside the normal
release files.

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