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Re: Building 1.3.0-rc4 fails with "./configure --enable-dso"

From: Max Bowsher <maxb1_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2005-11-30 20:35:43 CET

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Gerco Ballintijn wrote:
> Hi,
>
> When I give the "--enable-dso" flag to ./configure, the configure
> run completes succesfully, but the make run fails in dso.c in APR,
> with several errors, including:
>
> dso.c:24:2: error: #error No DSO implementation specified.
>
> This is on Fedora Core 4. It seems there is a conflict between the
> APR configure flag "--disable-dso" and the subversion configure
> flag "--enable-dso". I don't use a privately installed APR; I only
> compile the code in tar.gz file.
>
> I don't actually use/need this functionality (I think), but I was
> just wondering. Is this supposed/allowed to happen?

Thankyou for reporting this bug - and yes, it is a bug.

Re-using the name of an APR --enable-foo option for our own purposes is
incompatible with supporting integrated builds of APR, so I guess we
will need to rename our option.

This won't affect the 1.3.0 release process, because this bug is very
low priority, as the --enable-dso option is really only of use to
packagers who wish to decouple the BDB/neon dependency from the main
subversion package, and packagers will want to build against an
externally packaged APR.r

Max.
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