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From Paul Querna <p...@querna.org>
Subject Re: www.apache.org upgraded to 2.3.15-dev-r116760
Date Mon, 12 Sep 2011 00:49:49 GMT
Oops, that would actually be r1167603, dropped off the last character somewhere.

On Sun, Sep 11, 2011 at 12:10 PM, Paul Querna <paul@querna.org> wrote:
> Infra has upgraded eos, aka the main webserver for *.apache.org to
> 2.3.15-dev-r116760
>
> We started with going to 2.3.14-beta, but it was missing all the
> range-header changes, so we decided to pull up to trunk at the current
> time, which is r116760.
>
> We ran into a few small issues in upgrading from 2.3.8:
>
>  * mod_asis was demoted from 'most', we changed --enable-mods-shared
> from 'most' to 'all'. [1]
>
>  * mod_imagemap was also removed from 'most', but we just removed it
> from our configuration.
>
>  * We had a bad ServerName value of "bugs.*.apache.org", this caused
> an error on startup, but was easily fixed by changing it to a
> ServerAlias.
>
>  * We had some painful issues dealing with --with-included-apr.
> Basically we always ended up linking to the system APR installed in
> /usr/local/lib.  We 'fixed' this for now by explicitly setting
> LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/local/apache2-install/www.apache.org/current/lib/
> in our init scripts to , and when building httpd we temporarily 'hid'
> the system APR by running `gzip /usr/local/lib/libapr*`, so that the
> linker wouldn't pick it up. (hat trick to danielsh for the gzip idea).
>    This issue caused BDB 4.2 to be used by APR-Util, which caused
> mod_mbox to not work, since it was using BDB 4.8.  We are currently
> looking at ways to fix our system APR, but it would be nice if
> --with-included-apr consistently worked.
>
> Bonus points for adding the connection count summary table into mod_status:
>  <http://www.apache.org/server-status>
>
> If you notice any issues, please let infrastructure@ know,
>
> Thanks!
>
> [1] - config.nice: https://gist.github.com/4b95f959282820bd6753
>

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