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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Question about setting up Modules on Windows
Date Wed, 08 Jun 2005 14:52:58 GMT
On 6/8/05, Boyle Owen <> wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Manish Soni []
> > I'm trying to compile and run an example module that comes with the
> > source distribution for Windows. However, the documentation
> > ( seems to be
> > completely different from the source and binary distributions that I
> > downloaded. Firstly, there is a reference to a
> > src/configuration file,
> > which does not exist (there isn't even a src directory, only a srclib
> > directory). There is also a reference to an srm.conf file, which I
> > couldn't locate anywhere.
> Sounds like the documentation was written for apache 1.3 and you're applying it to apache
2.  1.3 has a src directory, 2 has a srclib, although that's not where they keep the sources,
funnily enough...

Yes, in fact, if you look at the top of the docs, it even tells you
explicitly that it hasn't been updated for 2.0.

Two other comments:

1. mod_example probably isn't the best of examples anymore, since it
isn't kept up to date.  Try looking at some of the other simple
modules included with the distribution.

2. For compiling apache-stuff on windows, start here:


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