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From Justin Erenkrantz <jerenkra...@ebuilt.com>
Subject Re: problem with mod_webapp
Date Fri, 29 Jun 2001 01:35:29 GMT
On Fri, Jun 29, 2001 at 02:31:50AM +0100, Pier P. Fumagalli wrote:
> Pier P. Fumagalli at pier@betaversion.org wrote:
> 
> > Justin Erenkrantz at jerenkrantz@ebuilt.com wrote:
> > 
> >> On Thu, Jun 28, 2001 at 05:09:31PM -0400, Donald Ball wrote:
> >>> strange, libapr seems to include libmm, but i went ahead and built and
> >>> installed libmm seperately in /usr/local/lib. okay, geez, now i get this
> >>> error:
> >> 
> >> It includes it, but mod_webapp doesn't link it.  It seems that Pier is
> >> whipping up a new process for mod_webapp that fixes this.  Cool.
> > 
> > Oh, just found out about the existance of APR_VARS, I heard about it, but
> > was never able to spot it... (yeah yeah, I'm dumb, what-EVER! :)
> 
> What if (random thoughts coming out now), instead of requiring people to
> build APR (since that seems the biggest source of problems), we don't simply
> ask them where the tarball is, and then in our configure script, we
> configure it, and then build it together while building the module...
> 
> In that way we won't have troubles with previous APR installations/builds,
> we _know_ what we're going to supply to the APR configure script and we
> solve all those troubles?

Yup, that's what httpd-2.0 does.  Just require them to slap the apr
sources in srclib (or something like that).

APR isn't standalone just yet.  I was shocked when I saw that
mod_webapp required an install of APR.  =)  -- justin


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