[webkit-dev] Buildbots soon to require apache mod_bw

Evan Martin evan at chromium.org
Fri Nov 5 08:19:46 PDT 2010

On Fri, Nov 5, 2010 at 4:53 AM, Gustavo Noronha Silva <gns at gnome.org> wrote:
> On Fri, 2010-11-05 at 01:52 -0700, Eric Seidel wrote:
>> This is a bad idea.  Please don't do this.
>> Unless mod_bw comes installed in a normal Apache distribution, you're
>> asking that *every* webkit developer install mod_bw in order to run
>> the layout tests.
> We already ask them to install python, perl, ruby, apache itself, php,
> in some cases additional codecs and whatnot. An additional apache module
> is not the end of the world, is it?

One thing you may have overlooked: installing software like this is a
lot harder on platforms other than Linux.

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