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Re: Patch to support building outside the srcdir.

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2000-12-16 21:46:54 CET

On Sat, Dec 16, 2000 at 06:46:22PM +0100, Branko Cibej wrote:
> Greg Stein wrote:
>
> > How about if we fix RUN_SUBDIR_CONFIG_NOW() rather than these workarounds?
> > We certainly have access/capability to do that instead.
> >
> > There is some logic in RUN_SUBDIR_CONFIG_NOW to create directories and other
> > crud. I'm not clear on what it is doing, but I suspect it is trying to deal
> > with the above problem.
> >
> > In other words, can we simply fix the logic in RUN_SUBDIR_CONFIG_NOW and not
> > add the above stuff?
>
> +1
> It makes sense to fix that macro if it's broken. But in the meantime, it
> would make sense to put a wrapper in ac-helpers.

Putting something into ac-helpers would just delay the proper fix. Nobody
would be motivated to fix it :-) So, I'd be against even temporary fixes.

I've always built in the source directory, so I don't know what the
requirements are for building outside. I'm hoping that Mo can fix up that
macro in apr_common.m4, rather than use workarounds.

>...
> > Hrm. It looks like you missed updating mod_dav_svn/Makefile.am.
>
> Does anybody but you ever look at that code? :-)

Heh. Probably not, unfortunately.

Cheers,
-g

-- 
Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
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