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From: Richard Jones <rich@a...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] mod_caml's bytecode restriction due to Apache or just CGI dyn'linking?
On Sun, Jun 20, 2004 at 11:38:32PM +0200, James Leifer wrote:
> So... Is the limitation to use bytecode due to the desire to support
> *dynamic* linking of CGIs or for other reasons?

Basically, yes.  We would need a version of Dynlink supporting native
code.

> If only the former, then could one simply forgo this feature and
> *statically* link all the natively compiled CGIs together with the
> mod_caml glue to make a library that gets delivered to Apache?  If
> the price is that I have to restart Apache when changing my CGIs I
> would be willing to pay it.

'Tis possible.  However I don't have any applications where having
natively compiled CGIs would make any noticable difference, so this
isn't the sort of thing which Merjis would develop.  However if you
have patches ...

Rich.

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