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From "Vincent Bray" <nood...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Re: Compiling and Installing document
Date Fri, 10 Nov 2006 23:33:09 GMT
On 11/10/06, Joshua Slive <joshua@slive.ca> wrote:
> On 11/10/06, Vincent Bray <noodlet@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/install.html
> >
> > Is "Apache HTTPd" an old name now? It's used in multiple places in
> > this document in contrast to "Apache HTTP Server".
>
> We've never really settled on how we refer to it in the docs.  I find
> "Apache HTTP Server" to be too long to use in some places, but it is
> the official name.  You'll also find "Apache httpd" and just plain
> "Apache" in some places.  I don't particularly like "Apache HTTPd".

I agree. Is it worth replacing Apache HTTPd with Apache httpd or
should this wait for a consensus?


> > There's a typo in the "apr/apr-util >= 1.2" section (seperate).
> >
> > Also in this section, there's no mention of the new
> > --with-included-apr configure option which makes the example build
> > instructions obsolete. What's the policy here? Should the example be
> > removed and replaced with --with-included-apr or should the < 2.2.3
> > instructions be kept?
>
> Put the new method with a note that it is available only starting in 2.2.3.

By note, do you mean a pullout box like the note atop the
mod_vhost_alias docs? I'm rather new to the style of these docs so
excuse my silly questions.

Here's a first pop, I'm not too happy with it though.

Index: install.xml
===================================================================
--- install.xml (revision 473564)
+++ install.xml (working copy)
@@ -165,10 +165,22 @@
       <code>apr</code> or <code>apr-util</code>, versions 1.0 or
1.1,
       are installed on your system, you must either upgrade your
       <code>apr</code>/<code>apr-util</code> installations to
-      1.2, or have httpd use seperate builds. To use the bundled
-      <code>apr</code>/<code>apr-util</code> sources for this
-      purpose you must install them manually:
+      1.2, force the use of the bundled libraries or have httpd use
+      separate builds. To use the bundled
+      <code>apr</code>/<code>apr-util</code> sources specify the
+      <code>--with-included-apr</code> option to configure:
+
+      <note><title>Note</title>
+        The --with-included-apr option was added in version 2.2.3
+      </note>
       <example>
+        # Force the use of the bundled apr/apr-util<br />
+        ./configure --with-included-apr<br />
+      </example>
+
+      To build Apache HTTPd against a manually installed
+      <code>apr</code>/<code>apr-util</code>:
+      <example>
         # Build and install apr 1.2<br />
         cd srclib/apr<br/>
         ./configure --prefix=/usr/local/apr-httpd/<br/>


-- 
noodl

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