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From Stas Bekman <>
Subject Re: APR_FIND_APR
Date Fri, 06 Aug 2004 18:27:43 GMT
Geoffrey Young wrote:
>>At the moment one can build Perl APR only by building mod_perl, so I
>>suppose apxs is fine for now.
> ok.  so it looks like the way to handle this is via the new APR_VERSION and
> APU_VERSION queries.  this is in apxs:
>   my $apr_version = get_vars("APR_VERSION");
>   $apr_version =~ s/(\d+)\.(\d).(\d)/$1/;
>   my $apr_config="$apr_bindir/apr-$apr_version-config";
> so, in our code we would query apxs a second time via `apxs -q APR_VERSION`
> and if it succeeds then we insert the major number into the
> apr-$major-config, otherwise we assume apr-config.

The problem is that at the moment, we don't always have apxs. How are we 
going to handle that when apxs is not available?

> rather than changing this now we can probably just work it into the planned
> refactoring.

post refactoring. I'm going to do it now.

>>Later on (after 2.0) is released we may provide a separate package which
>>will be buildable w/o mod_perl. Let's deal with that when we will want
>>to do that.
> less work is cool by me :)
> --Geoff

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

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