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Re: svn commit: r901778 - /subversion/trunk/build.conf

From: Philip Martin <philip.martin_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2010 18:47:40 +0000

Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com> writes:

> Peter Samuelson wrote:
>> [julianfoad_at_apache.org]
>> > Add missing library dependencies in 'build.conf', following some recent
>> > change that made some more libsvn_client functions depend on libsvn_wc.
>> > (The error was, "undefined reference to `svn_wc__node_is_status_deleted'".)
>>
>> Huh. This looks like a workaround to me, not a fix. Given
>> libsvn_client already correctly declares a dependency on libsvn_wc, I
>> would think the better fix would be for either libtool or gen_make to
>> learn how to resolve these dependencies recursively. (I thought
>> libtool already did so, in fact. And indeed on many platforms, even
>> libtool should not need to, the OS linker handles it.)
>
> I assumed that adding the dependency manually was required. We don't
> have to do it very often. I agree it would be nice if some part of the
> system could figure it out, but if that requires teaching gen-make.py
> about recursive dependencies it may well not be worth the hassle.
>
> Can anyone else comment?

I suppose it could be a variation of the "libtool linking against
installed libraries" problem. Do you have an a pre-r899829 version of
Subversion installed in prefix? If so do you still get the problem
when you revert r901778 and move the installed libraries out of
prefix?

-- 
Philip
Received on 2010-01-21 19:48:19 CET

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