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Date: Wed, 09 Jan 2002 10:44:25 -0500
From: Earnie Boyd <earnie_boyd AT yahoo DOT com>
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To: Stipe Tolj <tolj AT wapme-systems DOT de>
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Subject: Re: [ANN] apache_1.3.22 package available for setup inclusion
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Stipe Tolj wrote:
> > No.  See my other mail.  What I meant was, $libexecdir should be
> > == $sbindir == $(prefix)/sbin == /usr/sbin.
> >
> > DLLs to
> >
> > /usr/lib        if run time loaded with e.g. dlopen()
> > /usr/bin        if inherently linked in.
> >
> > Basically I don't want /usr/libexec in the users path.
> Ok, so we'll have to have:
> /usr/lib/libfoo.dll
> /usr/lib/mod_bar.dll
> for the run time loaded modules, and
> /usr/bin/libhttpd.dll
> for the inherently linked in core lib.

The long stated rule, check this and cygwin-developers archives, is that
Cygwin dependent dll's must begin with the prefix `cyg'.  Please
maintain this standard, the reasons have been documented in the
archives.  Chuck even patched binutils to make it as easy as possible to
prefix the dll output.


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