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From Issac Goldstand <>
Subject Re: official httpd VC9 builds
Date Mon, 31 Jan 2011 11:00:06 GMT
Only wrowe knows how, I think.  I vaguely remembering volunteering to
help make them, and us coming to a mutual conclusion that it'd be more
effort to set up the env for me, than it would be long-term help for me
to have it (this was for VC6, and partially because VC6 isn't available
on MSDN subscriptions anymore)


On 31/01/2011 12:54, Jorge Schrauwen wrote:
> Right, command line builds where part of the reason for still using
> VC6. Alteast that rings a vague bell.
> If we provide VC9 builds for 2.4+, we could do a 32-bit and 64-bit one then...
> But that would mean 3 (or 2) binary packages for windows.... which
> could result in a lot of extra work :(
> How are the current binaries for windows made? Script or manual?
> ~Jorge
> On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 11:05 AM, Issac Goldstand <> wrote:
>> I believe also that wrowe mentioned to me that  we wanted to support
>> command line (make) builds, and VC9 doesn't allow us to export makefiles.
>> I'm +1 for making both VC6 and VC9 builds from 2.4 and on, like PHP does.
>>  Issac
>> On 31/01/2011 11:21, Jorge Schrauwen wrote:
>>> Hi
>>> If I remember correctly wrowe said it was because a lot of 3rd party
>>> modules use VC6.
>>> Although that was a while ago so I could be wrong.
>>> If I'm indeed correct maybe  2.4 is a good time to switch to VC9?
>>> ~Jorge
>>> On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 10:06 AM, Ferenc Kovacs <> wrote:
>>>> Hi.
>>>> I'm a php developer, and I'm using VC9 php builds on windows(PHP 5.3 doesn't
>>>> support ), hence I'm using the apache httpd builds from,
>>>> because you guys only offer VC6 windows builds, and I'm too lazy to build
>>>> myself.
>>>> My question is: why is this the case? as far as I can tell, the project
>>>> builds fine with VC9, so why don't you support the VC9 builds?
>>>> I would prefer the official builds for VC9, if that would be an option.
>>>> If I missed something obvious there, then please bear with me, I tried to
>>>> find the answer in the windows section of the download page, the wiki, and
>>>> the mailing lists, but without much luck.
>>>> Tyrael

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