[csw-maintainers] call for apache2 testing

Ben Walton bwalton at opencsw.org
Sat Oct 9 03:13:14 CEST 2010

Excerpts from Ben Walton's message of Wed Sep 29 22:33:10 -0400 2010:

Hi All,

> Any testing you can provide is appreciated.  I'd prefer that this
> update not blow up web servers. :)

Ok, another request for testing.  I think I've addressed all issues
noted previously and some that weren't.  The experimental repo is now:


Changes since the last time:

1. httpd.worker is now delivered in ap2_worker (as it used to be).
   This is so that alternatives support is more robust (eg: actually
2. Fixed package splitting so the -devel package has the proper files.
3. Pulled apxs and required files out of -devel so they can be used by
   the cswap2mod CAS.
4. Tried to clarify the language used in the postmsg README's to ease
   the transition to alternatives.  I suspect that because
   httpd.worker is actually in ap2_worker most people won't interact
   with alternatives for this task anyway.
5. Generate a dummy ssl certificate at install time if not already

I've tested both fresh install and update from the current packages
and it all seems to work as I'd expect.

If I don't hear anything back in a few days, I'll push it to the

Ben Walton
Systems Programmer - CHASS
University of Toronto
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