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Re: Building Subversion with apr 1.1.x

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-04-21 19:19:35 CEST

On Apr 21, 2005, at 12:15 PM, Hyrum K. Wright wrote:

> Is it correct to build the Subversion trunk with version 1.1.x of apr
> and apr-utils, or should I be using 0.9.x? I built it with 1.1.x and
> it seems to work fine, but what is the "official" stance? apr 1.1.x
> breaks binary compatibility with 0.9.x, but does that affect
> Subversion's binary compatibility policy as well? Even though apr
> 1.1.x works, I want to build with the version which will be
> recommended for end users.
>

We officially recommend apr 0.9x (and httpd-2.0.x), and ship apr 0.9x
in our release tarballs. That's because we don't want people upgrading
and breaking binary compatibility. It's also the version we officially
test against.

That said, however, there's no reason you can't use apr 1.0 or 1.1. It
should work just fine, as long as you *start* with those versions.

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