The included patch makes subversion's neon configuration behave in a
more obvious way. The current behavior is odd given that subversion
release tarballs include a neon/ subdir. At present if one wants to
use the system's neon then the neon/ subdir must be deleted from the
source tree. As the Debian package maintainer I would rather make
fewer changes to the pristine upstream source. This patch allows the
user to ignore the neon/ subdir by passing the --with-neon switch to
* ac-helpers/neon.m4 (SVN_LIB_NEON): During configure if
--with-neon option is passed ignore any neon/ subdir in
the source tree.
+++ ./neon.m4 Mon Apr 15 07:09:46 2002
@@ -5,15 +5,16 @@
dnl to match versions of Neon that can be used. latest_working_ver
dnl is the latest version of neon that can be used, which is not
dnl necessarily the latest released version of neon that exists.
-dnl can be used. url is the URL of the latest version of Neon.
+dnl url is the URL of the latest version of Neon.
-dnl If there is a neon/ subdir we assume we want to use it.
-dnl If the subdir is the wrong version we exit with a failure
-dnl regardless if neon is installed somewhere else on the system.
+dnl If a --with-neon[=ARG] option is passed search for a suitable
+dnl neon installed on the system [as indicated by ARG]. In this case
+dnl ignore any neon/ subdir within the source tree.
-dnl If there isn't a neon/ subdir then we look for 'neon-config'
-dnl in PATH (or the location specified by a --with-neon=PATH
+dnl If no --with-neon option is passed look first for a neon/ subdir.
+dnl If a neon/ subdir exists and is the wrong version exit with a
+dnl failure. If no neon/ subdir is present search for a neon installed
+dnl on the system.
@@ -30,18 +31,13 @@
in a subdirectory of the top source directory and then to
look for neon-config in $PATH.])],
- if test -d $abs_srcdir/neon ; then
- AC_MSG_ERROR([--with-neon option but neon/ subdir exists.
-Please either remove that subdir or don't use the --with-neon option.])
+ if test "$withval" = "yes" ; then
- if test "$withval" = "yes" ; then
if test -d $abs_srcdir/neon ; then
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Received on Mon Apr 15 17:03:24 2002