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RE: Removing the --enable-utf8 flag

From: Sander Striker <striker_at_apache.org>
Date: 2002-07-21 15:52:01 CEST

> From: sussman@collab.net [mailto:sussman@collab.net]
> Sent: 21 July 2002 15:34

> Ulrich Drepper <drepper@redhat.com> writes:
> > I'm honestly frustated that there is not one single repository where
> > all the needed sources can be get and a simple configure script to
> > get the build started.
> I don't understand your frustration. Or you frustrated that
> Subversion isn't 100% self-contained? That it depends on external
> libraries? That's an incredibly common thing.
> At the moment, if you check out Subversion, the ./autogen.sh script
> tells you exactly what CVS commands to run to checkout apr, apr-util,
> and neon as sub-trees. Then you run ./configure and make, as usual.
> Would it be better if ./autogen.sh (or ./configure) simply bombed out
> saying, "libapr not found on system"?

From what I remember of talking with Ulrich, he would just like to
unpack a recent tarball, since he doesn't have much time for hacking on
the side. Requiring to bootstrap is too high a treshold. I've heard
this same 'complaint' from other parties.


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