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

From: Daniel Rall <dlr_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-11-30 21:29:05 CET

On Wed, 30 Nov 2005, Max Bowsher wrote:

> 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

Gerco, would you mind filing a bug report in the issue tracker, and
reference this thread?

Daniel Rall
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Received on Wed Nov 30 21:33:22 2005

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