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From Joshua Slive <jos...@slive.ca>
Subject Re: Win9x(ME) 2.0.44 build was borked.
Date Wed, 22 Jan 2003 15:16:05 GMT

I'm working on this now.


On Tue, 21 Jan 2003, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:

> I've tossed a patch, apache_2.0.44-win9x-x86-apr-patch.zip, already confirmed
> good, in http://www.apache.org/dist/httpd/binaries/win32/ to resolve this bug;
>
>   http://nagoya.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=16288
>
> The patch contains one file, bin/libapr.dll.  Only one change to that binary,
> we revert to the apr/time/win32/time.c rev 1.40.  It was bad code, but there
> is no better solution right now for Windows 9x (the daylight savings time flag
> is always computed as of 'today', not the time we are converting.)
>
> A patch is forthcoming and the startup bug will be resolved for 2.0.45.  This
> patch is recommended for Windows 95, 98 and ME.  It is not recommended
> (due to the buggy nature of the daylight saving time flag) for any NT (2K or XP)
> installations.
>
> I'm burnt to a crisp.  Would someone within the docs team be willing to
> pick this up and distribute the information on the httpd-dist README
> pages, the comp.infosystems.www.servers.ms-windows newsgroup and
> the users lists?  I'd be very grateful.
>
> Sorry for the burnout ... I need sleep to get back on track to prepare for
> a maintenance 2.0.45 release.
>
> Bill
>
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