FreeBSD ports which are currently scheduled for deletion

Oliver Eikemeier eikemeier at
Fri Aug 20 12:01:17 PDT 2004

Clement Laforet wrote:

>> So, as far as I understand the situation, it's apxs that should be
>> fixed to honor PREFIX, and everything should be fine without the need
>> for the hacks in the packing list.
>> Which means something like:
> <snip patch>
>> might do the trick.
> It was my first idea. But I designed Makefile.modules.3rd to be usuable
> with any apache version, so I decided to try previous hack ;)

If we could find an agreement that this is The Right Thing To Do(tm), it 
should be usable for every apache version.

> If we can "impose" an apxs patch, we can use it to detect installed (a 
> -port option to apxs)

An option is more problematic than an environment variable, since you 
have to patch the ports Makefiles for it. OTOH this is fine with me when 
it is more convenient.

> It should be discussed on apache@, during the freeze ;-).

Whenever you want. I guess it will suffice when most of the 
*/apache[12]* port maintainers agree. Still looking for subscribers?

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