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Re: CVS update: subversion/subversion/libsvn_delta/tests Makefile.am

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2000-09-22 14:16:11 CEST

On Thu, Sep 21, 2000 at 09:57:03PM +0200, Branko Cibej wrote:
> Greg Stein wrote:
> >And those threading switches (such as -pthread) should not be hard-coded.
> >They should be derived via autoconf. APR already does this, but needs to
> >export them via APRVARS. Branko made a first pass at doing that. However, it
> >seemed to treat the threading flags as special, rather than export all
> >necessary flags.
> Aye, it was na a bonnie patch.
> But I'm afraid Subversion can't just use APR's CFLAGS. For one thing,
> the include paths will be all wrong. I'm beginning to think we have this
> configury stuff turned inside out.

Well, remember: we can change APR as much as we want. If it does things
wrong (e.g. using CFLAGS incorrectly per your other note), then we can fix
it. If we need /some/ of the flags, but not the include flags, then we can
get those split up in APR and export just the necessary piece.

One of APR's goals is to be usable within applications (such as SVN). If the
configuration isn't correct -- if it can't be configured within an app --
then it can/will/must be changed.

And the happy part, of course, is that I have the commit privs to do that.
We just need to figure out the "correct" mechanism. It sounds like we might
be getting somewhat close to a definition of what is really needed.


Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:08 2006

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