[Mono-devel-list] mod_mono on windows - almost there
anmar at gmx.net
Thu Nov 11 08:47:55 EST 2004
I prefer using apr as much as possible. The only part I planned to be non
portable is the code that should obtain the path for mono from the registry.
I apr_ized the fork part a couple of months ago, but I have to adapt it to
current release. By now I didn't want to mess with that again until I have
mod_mono talking properly to mod-mono-server.
Of course having a way to build mono under Cygwin in a simple way would be
great so development with latest source would be simple under windows too.
Keep up the good work :)
PS. Perhaps later today I'll have something fairly complete.
On Thu, Nov 11, 2004 at 04:29:35AM -0600, Francisco T. Martinez wrote:
> I also stopped at the section in the code that relates to "Fork". I
> noticed that Apche's runtime has it's own mechanisms to spawn
> executables. I am such a newbie when it comes to APR but pretty
> comfortable using Win32 SDK. At first, my first impulse was to us a
> CreateProcess to launch mod-mono-server but then thought that it would
> be just as unportable than using Fork in Win32 for the *NIX systems.
> I don't think that this is necessarily a terrible thing, but if one does
> want to keep a common code base as much as possible then APR functions
> may be the way to go.
> I am engage in an effort to both deliver a Win32 installer for Mono
> 1.1.x and to create a simplified and repeatable process for building
> that code base with Cygwin. It is proving very difficult but I am
> making progress. Once I have completed this release I am working on, I
> should be able to work alongside you to resolve the mod_mono on Win32
> Good job angel.
> Gonzalo is the man!
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