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Re: revision 1290 breaks when builddir != srcdir

From: Mo DeJong <supermo_at_bayarea.net>
Date: 2002-02-24 02:32:37 CET

On 22 Feb 2002 21:52:48 +0000
Philip Martin <philip@codematters.co.uk> wrote:

> > Yes :-) This seems to be a problem with apr-util, not our use of it.
> > Specifically, it seems that apr-util/build/apu-conf.m4 should be doing a
> > "mkdir" for VPATH builds.
> >
> > Not sure exactly where/how, but apr-util should take care of it.
> Justin claimed the absence of mkdir was intentional. This would imply
> that Subversion has to create the directory. I didn't really
> understand Justin's comment at the time, see
> http://subversion.tigris.org/servlets/ReadMsg?msgId=56135&listName=dev
> I'm not an autoconf expert, and I get lost in these huge shell
> scripts. All I know is that it used to work and now it's broken :-(

I seem to remember fixing this problem last year:


Unfortunatly, my patch was rejected with the claim that the current
error prone approach was "simpler".


I would be willing to write up a new patch if it will actually be accepted.


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