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Re: Patch to support building outside the srcdir.

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2000-12-16 18:46:22 CET

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.

> This looks good. I think we could probably clarify some of it, if we
> introduce some config defines: APR_INCLUDES, NEON_INCLUDES, and
> EXPAT_INCLUDES. Those three would be set properly, and the makefiles would
> choose whatever they needed.

+1

> Hrm. It looks like you missed updating mod_dav_svn/Makefile.am.

Does anybody but you ever look at that code? :-)

> I can do the config work for these extra *_INCLUDES macros, if the approach
> sounds right to you.

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Brane �ibej
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