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Re: Can the --with-debug AC_ARG_WITH() be moved up?

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2001-03-18 21:57:30 CET

On Sat, Mar 17, 2001 at 04:39:44PM -0800, Mo DeJong wrote:
> On Fri, 16 Mar 2001, Greg Stein wrote:
>
> > On Thu, Mar 15, 2001 at 03:49:32PM -0800, Mo DeJong wrote:
> > >...
> > > Now for the patch that fixes the problem.
> > > It is dead simple, the patch just moves
> > > the AC_ARG_WITH(debug,...) up a few lines.
> >
> > The right answer is for APR and SVN (and Apache) to use --enable-debug and
> > --enable-maintainer-mode. The WITH form is just wrong, and always has been.
> > APR used it because the autoconf script was written by an autoconf newbie;
> > we just copied it so that our command-line flag would be used by APR, too.
>
> I agree that is the "right" solution, it is just that getting the
> APR folks to fix "creative" uses of autoconf is like pulling
> teeth. At any rate, here is a patch to fix the subversion
> end of things.

Eh? I'm an "APR folk" :-)

Was there something besides the MKDIR thing that is bugging you? We can get
these things fixed...

Cheers,
-g

-- 
Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:26 2006

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