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From Steve Hay <steve.m....@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: Windows binaries
Date Sun, 27 May 2012 18:21:07 GMT
On 16 May 2012 21:39, rubberboots <asymmetric.warfare@gmx.net> wrote:
>
> Hello Steve,
>
>
> Steve Hay-2 wrote:
>>
>> If there is then I would be happy to do what I can to provide some. As
>> an example, I've put together two builds of Apache 2.2.22 + Perl
>> 5.14.2 + mod_perl 2.0.6 + libapreq 2.13: one with VC++ 6.0 (as per
>> ActivePerl) and another with VC++ 2010 (the latest version available).
>> They're both 32-bit release-mode builds with default configuration
>> options.
>>
>
> What you could try, this would save you world wide fame,
> is to provide a mod_perl 2.0.6 binary that works with VC9/VC10
> Apache 2.4.x (eg. from  http://http://www.apachelounge.com/ apachelounge ).
>
> Any other configuration (lower Apache versions) is not such
> a challenge that would require your valuable time. Also, drop
> (IMHO) the VC6 tool chain, probably not widely needed.
>
> What anybody wants (as is already possible with PHP 5.4 on Apache 2.4.2)
> is to use a contemporary Perl (5.14) with a contemporary Apache2.
>

I would only be looking to provide binaries of official mod_perl
releases. I hope that 2.0.7 will include support for httpd 2.4.x, but
until then my proposed binaries would only support 2.2.x. The point of
VC6 binaries was for better compatibility with ActivePerl, which is
built with VC6.

However, I'm unlikely to go ahead with this now anyway since there
seems to be little need for it. That's good news, really, since it
indicates that building mod_perl is not a difficult thing anyway :-)

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