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

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2001-01-10 02:37:32 CET

Greg Stein wrote:

> On Wed, Jan 10, 2001 at 01:15:11AM +0100, Branko Cibej wrote:
>
>> brane@tigris.org wrote:
>> ...
>>
>>> +dnl Set module library lists for libtool ---------------------
>>> +
>>> +SVN_APR_LIBS="`pwd`/apr/libapr.la $LIBTOOL_LIBS"
>>> +AC_SUBST(SVN_APR_LIBS)
>>> +
>>> +
>>> dnl Check for programs ---------------------
>>
>> Just in case somebody is wondering why I used `pwd`/apr instead of
>> $srcdir/apr: I did that to support building outside the source tree. I
>> know we don't support that right now, but it'll be one less thing to fix.
>
>
> Well, actually it *will* be one thing to fix. I've got to imagine that we'll
> be using the standard "builddir" "srcdir" names, so we'd probably end up
> replacing the pwd with a macro.

Autoconf defines srcdir and top_srcdir, but not objdir (or builddir). I
guess that means that objdir is always ".", which makes sense.

> Note that Mo DeJong has done some work to support outside builds. The latest
> Neon includes some of his patches.

Yes, I know. We'll probably need other changes, too -- for instance,
configuring expat before neon, I think.

>> I'm wondering if I should make a similar change for neon and expat-lite.
>> Thoughts? Is neon smart enought to pull the headers from $srcdir and the
>> library from $objdir (I guess not)?
>
>
> Neon should support it. Maybe not in the 0.8.1 that we're using, but
> certainly the 0.9.x release (IOW, we may need to upgrade).

That shouldn't be a problem, right?

> Expat-lite would
> definitely need it, although the "right" answer is to switch to using the
> latest Expat (1.95) release directly and toss expat-lite.

I see no reason why not. Ah ... I see you want to do the same for Apache
and APRUTIL. +1, go ahead. :-)

-- 
Brane �ibej
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