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From Rainer Jung <rainer.j...@kippdata.de>
Subject Re: help from autoconf savvy folks -- mod_deflate zlib detection?
Date Tue, 02 Aug 2011 07:20:04 GMT
Hi Eric,

On 02.08.2011 04:40, Eric Covener wrote:
> I'm setting up a new system to test httpd releases, with a crufty OS
> that doesn't have good packaged prereqs and doesn't have years of my
> own kludges giving me anything for free.
> 
> I've built and installed zlib into a random directory.  I can't see
> how recent work in the area broke this, but doesn't the assignment on
> line 48 discard the explicit directory passed in
> --with-z=/usr/otherlocal ?
> 
> http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/httpd/httpd/trunk/modules/filters/config.m4?annotate=1146227
> 
> I wasn't sure if the assignment should just be moved up before the
> break (i guess ap_cv_zlib can also come in via native env, so this
> seems wrong), or if with the $withval should just set also $ac_cv_zlib
> (seems redundant) or if the block just needs rework (too scary for me)

Line 48 is surrounded by

if test "x$ap_zlib_base" = "x"; then

and ap_zlib_base ist set when using --with-z. So in this case the
automatic detection part should be skipped.

What problem do you actually observe?

Regards,

Rainer


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