mod_bt package

Kenneth Porter shiva at
Sun Feb 13 05:38:19 UTC 2005

Has anyone attempted to capture mod_bt in an RPM?


>From the web page:

> mod_bt is a BitTorrent tracker for the Apache webserver. It is written in
> C and runs as an Apache 2.x module. It is possible for mod_perl or PHP
> to directly access the tracker's information; no need to download and
> bdecode scrape URLs. The tracker is fully configured from within Apache's
> own configuration file.

I tried simply building it from the tarball tonight but it fails trying to 
build the Apache part, and I think its assumptions about APR are wrong, as 
it can't find apr.h. (apr-devel is installed, and the file is in 

I'm no expert on building Apache modules and certainly not on how RH has 
packaged the associated development system, so I'm not sure how to proceed. 
Is there a "canonical Apache module RPM" that can be used as an example of 
how modules should be organized in the RPM environment?

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