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From Stas Bekman <>
Subject Re: apxs on Win32
Date Thu, 31 Jul 2003 07:15:54 GMT
Randy Kobes wrote:
> On Thu, 31 Jul 2003, Stas Bekman wrote:
>>Randy Kobes wrote:
> [ .. ]
>>>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
> [ ... ]
>>Thanks Randy, I did understand that. I was asking about those who try to
>>install from source, without using ppm.
> Ah, I see now ... What could be done, within Apache-Test's
> Makefile.PL, is offer to get the same remote source and
> configuration files to install apxs that the ppm post-install
> script gets. This would be easier to maintain and upgrade, and
> plus wouldn't require adding additional files to the Apache-Test
> distribution.

since it seems that most win32 users use ppm anyways this sounds good to me.

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

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