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Re: bug? "make javahl" does not create classes directory

From: Daniel Rall <dlr_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-11-20 08:52:29 CET

On Sat, 2004-11-20 at 02:11 -0500, David James wrote:
> On Sat, 20 Nov 2004 00:53:25 -0500, Tim Olsen <tolsen718@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello. I'd like to check with you all to see if this is a bug before
> > filing an issue.
> >
> > In subversion 1.1.1, typing "make javahl" sets off the following process:
> >
> > /usr/lib/j2sdk1.4-sun/bin/javac -d subversion/bindings/java/javahl/classes ....
> >
> > without the directory "subversion/bindings/java/javahl/classes" having
> > been made first.
> >
> > According to the javac documentation, the directory should already
> > exist. On my debian machine, the compile fails due to the directory
> > not having been made.
> >
> > Am I doing something wrong or is this a bug?
> It's a known Subversion bug (issue #2032), and it's been fixed in the
> trunk as of r11047. I've nominated this fix to be backported to
> Subversion 1.1.2. If any of the Subversion developers would be so kind
> so as to review this fix it would be greatly appreciated! :)

I reviewed it and am in favor of the change. I do find configure a
rather odd place to be creating those directories, but the change is an
effective solution, especially with the prevention of an unnecessary
recompile. I'm willing to accept less than elegant for functional in
the build system -- after all, who cares how elegant things are if they
don't build!

- Dan

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