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Re: apr-0.9.[5-9] a real dependency of svn 1.1? apr-0.9.4 is latest release

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2004-08-20 20:04:51 CEST

Jeff Kowalczyk wrote:
> I'm trying to build subversion-1.1_rc2 on gentoo linux. I've been having
> the same error during config with all subversion 1.1 prereleases. There is
> a configure dependency on apache2's apr, version 0.9.5 or higher. The
> newest release version is apr-0.9.4.
> Here's the make output:
> configure: Apache Portable Runtime (APR) library configuration
> checking for APR... yes
> checking APR version... 0.9.4
> wanted regex is 0\.9\.[5-9] or 1\.0
> configure: error: invalid apr version found
> !!! ERROR: dev-util/subversion-1.1.0_rc2 failed.
> !!! Function econf, Line 362, Exitcode 1
> !!! econf failed
> Is the apr-0.9.5 dependency correct? Thanks.


apr has a nasty habit of not making release very often at all. As a result,
subversion generally recommends you obtain apr and apr-util from the srclib
subdirectory of the latest apache httpd source tarball.

Note that 2.0.50 actually contains a bug in apr - it sets the sticky bit on
all newly created directories. There's a workaround in trunk, and cleared
for backport to 1.1.x, but the easiest interim solution may be to fix apr
(*before* compiling apr, apr-util, subversion).



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