Apache 1.3 FreeBsd Port missing mod_auth_digest

Glenn Dawson glenn at antimatter.net
Thu Jul 14 12:03:24 GMT 2005

At 04:47 AM 7/14/2005, Chris Roos wrote:
>Glenn Dawson wrote:
>>At 01:52 AM 7/14/2005, Chris Roos wrote:
>>>I'm not entirely convinced this is the right place for this question as 
>>>it may be an Apache issue rather than FreeBsd/Port issue.  Either way, I 
>>>thought I'd start here first.
>>>I've been running Apache 1.3 from the ports on FreeBsd 5.3R for quite a 
>>>while.  I've even been running it with mod_digest to provide some basic 
>>>password protection.  Unfortunately mod_digest doesn't work with IE. 
>>>This hasn't really been a problem until now.  Now that it is an issue 
>>>I've been looking to enable mod_auth_digest in place of mod_digest as 
>>>this should work with IE too.  The problem is that I cannot find any 
>>>reference of it in my install or in any of the patches applied to the 
>>>Apache 1.3 port; as far as I can tell mod_auth_digest is nowhere to be 
>>>found on my install.  I've also been trying to google for similar 
>>>reports of this problem but currently to no avail.
>>>Does anyone have any information on this?  It could well be the case 
>>>that I'm missing something obvious that I just don't know about so any 
>>>pointers to other resources I might check would also be appreciated.
>>According to this: http://httpd.apache.org/docs/mod/mod_auth_digest.html
>>if you have 1.3.8 or later the files required are included with the rest 
>>of apache.  They also list it as experimental.
>>Building it into apache should be as easy as adding the correct options 
>Ok.  I had already seen the apache page detailing the fact that it should 
>already be available in the Apache distribution since 1.3.8, which is why 
>I was confused when I couldn't find it.  The problem I have now is how 
>would I find out what options are available to be added to 
>CONFIGURE_ARGS?  Is this something I would find somewhere in the ports 
>info or in the Apache docs?

You can do make extract in the dir for the port.  Then you can go to the 
work dir, find configure and do ./configure --help
That will give you a list of available options.


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