distro "apache2" will not start

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Fri Sep 17 16:18:00 GMT 2010

On Sep 17 07:43, David Rothenberger wrote:
> On 9/17/2010 12:37 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > The apache2 package is orphaned for this long period of time already.
> > Maybe it's time to pull it from the distro, unless somebody would
> > like to take over maintainership.
> apache2 is a build dependency for subversion, so if you remove it from
> the distro, I will need to package a copy of the sources with the
> subversion sources and modify my cygport to build it as well as
> subversion. I prefer not to do that.
> I'm don't want to adopt apache2 because I never use it on Cygwin. I
> might be able to build it, but I couldn't really do justice to answering
> questions and troubleshooting issues.

Isn't there some kind of apache2 lib which can be handled as a 
separate package?  If so, and if you would provide only libapache,
we're off the hook.  No bit-rotten apache2 package, and no unjust
maintainance burden for you.


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