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Re: Should we encourage --disable-shared?

From: David Summers <david_at_summersoft.fay.ar.us>
Date: 2002-09-16 20:21:38 CEST

On 16 Sep 2002, Karl Fogel wrote:

> Kevin Pilch-Bisson <kevin@pilch-bisson.net> writes:
> > Sander and I were discussing this on IRC today, and came to the conclusion
> > that we should probably stop encouraging people to use --disable-shared.
> >
> > The only real reason for it is to make setting breakpoints (a little bit)
> > easier. Hopefully, by this time most of our users won't have to actually gdb
> > into the svn client.
>
> Hmmm, also "make check" can't be run before "make install" without
> --disable-shared, right?

If you look in my subversion.spec file, I routinely run "make check"
before "make install" and also don't use the "--disable-shared".

Just another data point.
 
> Not sure this is a showstopper, just wanted to point it out. I'm
> still okay with the change, as long as the instructions also point out
> the deal with "make check".
>

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