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Re: svn commit: r20686 - trunk

From: Justin Erenkrantz <justin_at_erenkrantz.com>
Date: 2006-07-17 00:36:56 CEST

On 7/15/06, Max Bowsher <maxb1@ukf.net> wrote:
> There should be no silent breakage: any breakage should result in a
> rather obvious error message (absence of configure), with a trivial fix
> (run buildconf).

The problem is that if a developer is using this setup and was relying
upon autogen.sh to update APR and APR-util's configure, those
configure's will not be updated any more without any notice; they'll
just be using the 'old' configure - without any realization that the
configure script isn't being updated. Oops.

> Would restoring the recursion code within a conditional selected by
> './autogen.sh --recurse' be acceptable?

Because it was the default, I'd prefer it to be flipped: have a
non-recursive option, but maintain the previous default. That's
mainly because I don't want to break any setups that were relying on
this behavior per above. -- justin

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