Subject: Apache 2.x APACHE_MODULES changes
To: None <>
From: Adrian Portelli <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 04/23/2006 12:54:18

I've just committed a change to the www/apache2 package in pkgsrc HEAD
that alters the behaviour of the APACHE_MODULES setting.  If you do not
use APACHE_MODULES then this change will not impact you.

The new functionality is as follows:

1) If you need to add an additional module to be installed with apache
   you would use:

   APACHE_MODULES+= spelling

   This would include mod_spelling as a static module in addition to the
   default modules installed.

2) If you need a highly customised version of apache and would like to
   explicitly list which modules are installed by default you would use:

   APACHE_MODULES= spelling access auth include env autoindex

   This would install _only_ the listed modules as static modules with

   If you use APACHE_MODULES= please read the apache documentation at:

   To determine which modules you will need to install to get the level
   of functionality you require. By default when using APACHE_MODULES=
   apache only includes the following static modules: