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Re: Have APR libs but not apr-config

From: <naked_at_iki.fi>
Date: 2003-01-27 04:19:21 CET

Julian Foad wrote:
 Trying to build Subversion for the first time, I had trouble with
 the required libraries APR and NEON. Their library files are
 installed on my SuSE Linux 8.1 system, but without apr-config and
 neon-config files. Subversion's configure can't use them even
 if I specify --with-apr=/usr because it needs to see apr-config
 and neon-config.
 
 Are these SuSE packages wrong not to include ...-config?
 or ... Could Subversion build without the ...-config?
 
 I have worked around this for now by getting the source code from
 CVS instead.

Just to point out the obvious - the lack of ...-config is not fatal as
such, since the paths could be located by hand - but!

The lack of ...-config usually is a hint that there's a lack of
headers files as well. The header files are necessary to build
Subversion and you can't get around that.

So, instead of messing with the ...-config, you need to find the SuSE
packages that provide the header files (which are quite numerous) for
the packages you need.

-- Naked

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