jerrymc at msu.edu
Tue Nov 20 07:27:33 PST 2007
On Mon, Nov 19, 2007 at 10:17:18PM -0500, Dan Mahoney, System Admin wrote:
> On Mon, 19 Nov 2007, Jerry McAllister wrote:
> >On Mon, Nov 19, 2007 at 07:19:34PM -0500, Dan Mahoney, System Admin wrote:
> >>I'm of the realization that FreeBSD is a volunteer project, but there's a
> >>recent issue I've hit, and I've contacted nearly EVERYONE I can think of
> >>about it to try and fix, and the response I've gotten has been a deafening
> >>I'm having trouble building apache2.2.6, it relates I feel to an
> >>inconsitent libexpat library under FreeBSD, COMBINED with a badly made and
> >>inconsistent apr port, and some libiconv incompatibilities. I've emailed
> >>ports maintainers, APR developers, the general apache mailing list, and
> >>gotten nothing.
> >>This is a post about building apache2.2 from scratch, not from ports --
> >>however it raises several issues with port-installed tools that lead me to
> >>believe they may still be at fault. I apologize in advance for the length
> >>of this post, but having all the data is sometimes important. I believe
> >>it's reproducable but I don't have the spare machines to try on.
> >>3) My big problem:
> >>I just tried to build apache 2.2.6 from scratch.
> >>I, for various reasons of wanting to keep apache separate from other
> >>things, for example, to virtualize my apache users, prefer everything in a
> >>single dir -- so the ports route isn't for me.
> >You can tell ports where to install something. We used to install
> >all of Apache in its own directory to make it easy to manipulate
> >in a system we were installing in a lot of places. Check the ports
> >doc and such.
> *headdesk, repeatedly*
> Apache2 is a complete piece of crap. "Portable Runtime" my ass. Was
> there something so wrong with APACI? Apache1.3 built out of the box on
> every system in the world.
> Using ports is no better. And again, I'll take anything anyone can offer
> to explain half this behavior:
I am using Apache 2.xx with no problem on several machines.
I installed it from ports with no problem.
Since you are determined to proceed against recommendations it
is hard to help you. I wouldn't be surprised if you do not
get many responses.
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