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Re: Question about building APR-UTIL

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Sun, 28 Jun 2009 09:34:23 +0300 (Jerusalem Daylight Time)

Robert Dailey wrote on Sat, 27 Jun 2009 at 23:01 -0500:
> On Sat, Jun 27, 2009 at 5:49 PM, Branko ─îibej <brane_at_xbc.nu> wrote:
> > Aren't you wasting your time just a bit? Subversion does include a
> > build-file generator that'll create project files for, IIRC, every
> > version of Microsoft compiler from VC6 onwards. Pretty much the same is
> > true of APR; witness the fact that a fair number of people are building
> > Subversion on Windows, and there's also a script used on buildbots that
> > automates the whole shebang.
> >
> > Going from scratch with CMake will quite likely give you a splitting
> > headache, and no-one in their right mind would want to help with that. :-P
> Well the whole reason why I'm going down the path of CMake is because all of
> the documentation I've read so far does not help me out. I can't get help
> from anyone on any mailing list, and the documentation is unreliable. What
> other choice do I have? I'd end up wasting more time shuffling around files
> in subversion trying to get what I want.
> If you would be so kind as to tell me exactly what I need to do to build
> subversion on Windows, I'd appreciate it. Obviously the README isn't helping
> one bit since it says to use vc6-build.bat, which does not function. I also
> need to be able to build subversion in any directory (Not just naively
> C:\SVN like the vc6-build.bat script expects). I need to tell subversion
> where APR is, and all the rest of its dependencies. This was very doable
> when I built subversion for linux, because of the --using-apr command line
> parameters and such.

I don't know what INSTALL says, but how I build is

    python gen-make.py --snip
    $(MSBUILD) /t:__ALL__
    copy *.exe and *.dll (including apr/openssl/etc.) to the same folder

and the buildbot scripts (mentioned earlier) are at ^/trunk/tools/buildbot/.

> Instructions for Windows would be essential. I do not want to waste my time
> with CMake if there is already a portable solution available. It has been my
> understanding from personal research that people have had to create their
> own custom build scripts for Subversion, such as the TortoiseSVN project I
> believe.
> I have to admit this is getting frustrating, so I do apologize if I've been
> rude. This is like my 5th time to revisit this issue and for the past few
> months I have not been able to build Subversion on Windows. I'm in desperate
> need of help.
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Received on 2009-06-28 08:34:48 CEST

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