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From Jeff Trawick <traw...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] possible FAQ: are Windows binaries for httpd no longer released?
Date Tue, 21 Jan 2014 18:16:04 GMT
On Tue, Jan 21, 2014 at 1:07 PM, Rich Bowen <rbowen@rcbowen.com> wrote:

>
> On 01/15/2014 08:29 PM, Claude Morin wrote:
>
>   Please note that this is not a complaint.  It's more a check of my
> sanity and a hope to be pointed in the right direction :-).
>
> I'm unable to find Windows binaries for 2.2.26; only 2.2.25 is available
> at apache.org and on all mirrors.  I searched the FAQ and the mailing
> list archive and the only relevant thing I found is (emphasis mine):
>
> Q. Why isn't there a binary for my platform?
> A. ...The sole exception to these practices is the Windows package. Unlike
> most Unix and Unix-like platforms,
> Windows systems do not come with a bundled software development
> environment, so we do prepare binary kits for
> Windows when we make a release. Again, however, it's a voluntary thing and
> only a limited number of the developers
> have the capability to build the InstallShield package, so the *Windows
> release may lag somewhat *behind the source
> release. This *lag should be no more than a few days at most*.
>
>  On a related note, I also noticed that no Windows binary exists for the
> 2.4 branch, not even an old version.
>
>
> Please see http://httpd.apache.org/docs/current/platform/windows.html#down
>
> There are several well-trusted third-parties that provide Windows
> binaries. You should try one of them. (There are also several
> not-as-well-trusted third-parties that provide Windows binaries. I didn't
> list them on that page.)
>

Cool...  I've updated the FAQ to point to that list.  (
https://wiki.apache.org/httpd/FAQ#Why_isn.27t_there_a_current_binary_for_my_platform.3F
)


>
>
> --
> Rich Bowenrbowen@rcbowen.comhttp://rcbowen.com/
>
>


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