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From Eric Covener <>
Subject Re: Howto install headerfiles into <httpd>/include?
Date Mon, 03 May 2010 11:07:01 GMT
>>As serveral other modules like mod_rewrite install their own
>>header file, I tried to integrate my module into the apache
>>build. I created my own directory under /modules, copied
>>a config.m4 and adopted it for my purpose (nothing more than a
>>For the sake of simplicity, let's assume it's just a single .c
>>and .h file with minimalistic code (I also tried this simplest
>>case). Than I ran buildconf, my module appears in configure,
>>get's built and installed - but the header file won't be
>>installed into include. I tried to mimic every step mod_rewrite
>>does (except that it's bundled with the other mapper modules),
>>but couldn't find out which step does the trick.

I don't think there's any automatic facility provided for this.

For example, the top-level apache Makefile knows specifically about
mod_rewrite's header file.

>>Btw - why are some of the .m4 files named config9.m4 or
>>config5.m4? Is this on purpose and if yes, why?

ordering I believe

Eric Covener

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