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Re: Patch to build db in the tree.

From: <subversion-dev_at_thewrittenword.com>
Date: 2001-03-06 06:34:18 CET

On Mon, Mar 05, 2001 at 03:37:57PM -0800, Mo DeJong wrote:
> On 5 Mar 2001, Karl Fogel wrote:
>
> > This sounds like a good idea; will it work like this?:
> >
> > - svn configuration process looks in the svn working copy for the
> > berkeley db sources. If it finds them, it uses them, instead of
> > whatever bdb might happen to be on the system.
> >
> > - If it does not find them, it behaves as it does now.
> >
> > ?,
> > -K
>
> That is how the current patch works. I toyed with the
> idea of requiring a db dir the the subversion tree,
> but I figured someone might object on the grounds
> that they already have a db version installed.
> To be honest, I think it would be better to
> always build with a known db from the source tree,
> but that is really up to you folks.

BTW, how about splitting --with-berkeley-db=PATH out into
--with-berkeley-db-includes=PATH and --with-berkeley-db-libraries=PATH
(taken from DDD). Does anyone else using autoconf do the 'HEADER:LIB'
thing you do with --with-berkeley-db=PATH. I think it's nonstandard.
And, what happens under Windows?

-- 
albert chin (china@thewrittenword.com)
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:25 2006

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