Is there a particular reason --with-compat isn't enabled by default?
teward at thomas-ward.net
Wed May 16 16:03:51 UTC 2018
Thanks for your reply.
On 05/10/2018 08:47 AM, Maxim Dounin wrote:
> More importantly, "--with-compat" provides compatibility between
> builds with different configure options.
> Without the "--with-compat" argument, one have to use exactly the
> same "./configure" line to build both nginx and a module. The
> "--with-compat" option relaxes this restriction, and it is more or
> less enough to build both nginx and a module with "--with-compat".
> This generally simplifies building dynamic modules, and also
> allows one to load the same module into different nginx variants
> built with different flags.
Is there a reason, then, that `--with-compat` is not a default build
option? Is there a particular specific reason it was *not* set as a
default compile-time option?
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