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Subject Re: [NITPICK] didn't see this one coming...
Date Mon, 29 Apr 2002 16:00:39 GMT
On Mon, 29 Apr 2002, Pier Fumagalli wrote:

As long as we find and fix the docs that sugest that mod_webapp
is 'replacing' mod_jk and is the 'default' Apache2 ( or whatever)
connector - I'm fine.

I heard many people who believe that - and it is certainly not 
the case.


> "" <> wrote:
> > On Mon, 29 Apr 2002, Remy Maucherat wrote:
> > 
> >>> However I do think we should somehow document better what's
> >>> happening - many people have the strange impression that
> >>> webapp is going to replace jk.
> >> 
> >> I'd like to find a way to indicate that the two preferred connectors are:
> >> - Coyote HTTP/1.1
> >> - Coyote JK 2 (AJP with mod_jk, JNI)
> > 
> > And to clearly indicate that for whatever OS Pier is using and Apache2,
> > users can also use mod_webapp.
> I can cover for OS/X and Solaris 8 (both X86 and SPARC). That's all I have
> access to ATM (my flatmate's Linux box is a happily hand-tuned llama slow
> Debian box, basically impossible to compile whatever on it)
> J-F uses a couple of whacko ;) systems, and something else (???)
> Henri is building RPMs for WebApp already, and since it's another dialect of
> a pseudo POSIX-compliant OS, things should work there as well, and it's
> pretty easy to provide fixes when he tries to build the thing.
> I used to have an HP-UX box as well, but the power supply died last week,
> and the cost to replace that was much more than the value of the box itself,
> so it just ended up in the bin with my kitty litter last week... I know that
> Covalent has some HP-UX boxes, if they want to put them on-line, it might be
> good (since I was hosting HP-UX for the entire Apache community)
> Apart from that, if someone wants to do some Windows porting, he's more than
> welcome to volunteer (as you are well-aware of, it's kinda impossible to run
> MSVC from remote, you _have_ to have a console. The only alternative would
> be someone providing a Wintel PC with a valid license of MSVC and an SSH
> server to do builds on, although it might get nasty when you think about
> doing all those NMAKE files)...
>     Pier
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