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Re: [Patch] Add missing dependencies in build.conf

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2003-05-28 07:53:33 CEST

On Tue, May 27, 2003 at 09:14:27AM -0500, cmpilato@collab.net wrote:
> Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@collab.net> writes:
> > I don't understand why you need to do this. Dozens and dozens of
> > people have been building subversion for more than a year, and we've
> > never had to define this dependency before. What makes your system
> > different? Was this determined?
> Regardless of the fact that dozens and dozens of people have been
> building subversion, I believe this patch is correct. Those libraries
> *do* depend on code in libsvn_delta, so our build system should
> specify as much, even if that fact doesn't change a single thing in
> the day-to-day builds of 99% of the populace.

Absolutely agreed. The Mikey Man is right here. In the Unix space, the
symbols happend to resolve because the process already has those symbols
loaded into its namespace. But that doesn't mean that the libraries should
be negligent and not state the other libraries they depend upon.

[ Mike commited the patch ]

Goodness. Post-commit +1 from me.


Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
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