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From Stas Bekman <>
Subject Re: apxs on Win32
Date Wed, 30 Jul 2003 23:00:56 GMT
Randy Kobes wrote:
> On Thu, 31 Jul 2003, Stas Bekman wrote:
>>Randy Kobes wrote:
> [ .. ]
>>>As Bill mentioned in another message, it looks like it would be
>>>possible to integrate it within httpd-2.0. So rather than
>>>including it within the Apache-Test sources, what I could do is
>>>add a post-install script to the Win32 ppm package we have here
>>>for Apache-Test that would install the apxs script, if desired -
>>>that might be handy for people who'd like to play with it now.
>>Though it won't be available for people with older httpd-2.0. I
>>guess in that case Apache::Test could install it.
> That's what I was thinking - sorry, I should have been clearer.
> ppm has a feature that, when one installs a ppm package, a script
> from some server can optionally be fetched and run (by Perl, or
> anything, actually). So what I could do for the Apache-Test ppm
> package we have is use such a script to get the needed files for
> the apxs script and run and install them (if the user wants) -
> that way, a person running an older httpd-2.0 could just ppm
> install Apache-Test from here, and apxs would also get installed
> (of course, associating this script with Apache-Test is just
> convenience - a user can fetch and run the script him/herself
> manually). So this wouldn't require any changes to the
> Apache-Test sources.

Thanks Randy, I did understand that. I was asking about those who try to 
install from source, without using ppm.

Stas Bekman            JAm_pH ------> Just Another mod_perl Hacker     mod_perl Guide --->

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