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Re: [PATCH] shared-only build for libsvn_auth_ and apache modules

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2017 21:13:22 -0500

On Wed, Jul 19, 2017 at 5:16 PM, Philip Martin <philip_at_codematters.co.uk>
wrote:

> Philip Martin <philip_at_codematters.co.uk> writes:
>
> > but perhaps some Makefile magic to disable all the static auth provider
> > builds would be better.
>
> The way to do this is to pass the libtool argument -shared to the
> compile and link commands. If we do this for the libsvn_auth_ libraries
>

I can see this, in order to avoid hauling in large parts of Gnome/KDE.

> then we should probably do it for the apache modules as well. I don't
>

But Apache httpd can be built as a static build, including all modules
statically. httpd has various logic to determine whether a module has been
linked or must be loaded.

I'm not sure how many people choose to do static linking of httpd today,
but it is a definite removal of a feature.

>...

Cheers,
-g
Received on 2017-07-20 04:13:27 CEST

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