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Re: 0.24.2: hard-to-repro build trouble on Cygwin

From: Philip Martin <philip_at_codematters.co.uk>
Date: 2003-06-24 01:08:02 CEST

Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@collab.net> writes:

> cmpilato@collab.net writes:
>> Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@collab.net> writes:
>> > I'm confused; does our default 'make' target automatically try to
>> > bulid the swig bindings now? If so, I must have missed the change.
>> >
>> > If it's true, this is a Bad Thing. The swig-py bindings *require* apr
>> > threads, but that apr feature isn't always available. Meanwhile, svn
>> > itself does *not* require threads. And now people with non-thready
>> > systems suddenly can't build svn... bad bad bad bad bad.
>> No, only tries to build the binding glue code (which is the part that
>> actually requires the APR threads). We've been building this as part
>> of the regular 'make' target for ... well, for a very long time now.
> Well, then status quo is still badness. It's already hit two people
> -- a cygwin person and a freebsd person haven't been able to compile.

The glue code build can be disabled by using --without-swig when
running configure.

Philip Martin
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Received on Tue Jun 24 01:08:51 2003

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