apr: enable threads?

David Rothenberger daveroth@acm.org
Thu May 21 23:12:00 GMT 2015

Yaakov Selkowitz wrote:
> On Thu, 2015-05-21 at 13:26 -0700, David Rothenberger wrote:
>> Yaakov Selkowitz wrote:
>>> I am looking at upgrading Apache httpd to 2.4, and it is clear that this
>>> has not even attempted to be built with an APR without threads support.
>>> While I may be able to get it to compile as-is, I have serious concerns
>>> that it will not operate as designed, particularly wrt mod_proxy.
>>> What exactly is blocking the enablement of threads support in APR?
>> The last time I tried it, the tests for subversion failed when threads
>> were turned on in APR.
> Would you mind trying again, and let's see if we can work out any
> issues?  The fact that httpd won't build cleanly with APR threads
> disabled makes me worry that nobody is really supporting this
> configuration anymore.
> Also, this would seem to indicate that we're missing something in
> apr-util:
> configure: WARNING: Your APR does not include SSL/EVP support. To enable
> it: configure --with-crypto

Sure, I'll add it to my list of things to do, but it may take a while
since (1) I'm very busy working 6 days a week for real job and (2)
running the subversion tests is difficult.

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