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From "Philippe M. Chiasson" <>
Subject Re: [mp2] make test problems when configuring against source
Date Wed, 01 Dec 2004 01:15:34 GMT
Stas Bekman wrote:
> Randy Kobes wrote:
>> [...]
>>Is the thinking though to drop MP_AP_PREFIX? Win32 could use
>>the location of (an installed) apxs instead, if available,
>>but at present we don't assume apxs is present. Or one could
>>use the location of the installed Apache.exe - that would
>>probably be better. 
> We are discussing to drop only for DSO. The static build will still use 
> btw, what win32 sources are you talking about? httpd source?
> An alternative solution is not to disable the DSO build against
> MP_AP_PREFIX, but die on 'make test' if it's attempted w/o specifying apxs 
> and of course changing the perl Makefile.PL to ask for the apxs/httpd 
> instead of the source.

This solution sounds like a good one to me so far. Keeping MP_AP_PREFIX
is acceptable, it's just that instead of meaning "either an apache installation
tree or an apache source", we'd make it an apache installation path _unless_
it's a static build.

> That's probably the best solution.

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