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Re: svn commit: r1138040 - in /subversion/trunk: build/ac-macros/apache.m4 configure.ac

From: Philip Martin <philip.martin_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Jun 2011 19:15:41 +0100

Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com> writes:

> On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 11:16, <philip_at_apache.org> wrote:
>> Author: philip
>> Date: Tue Jun 21 15:16:07 2011
>> New Revision: 1138040
>> URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=1138040&view=rev
>> Log:
>> Support building with APR 2.0.  Berkeley DB detection doesn't work.
> I'm not entirely sure that we want to allow this.
> We provide strong API guarantees to our third-party applications. But
> our API is inherently tied to the APR API. If somebody upgrades
> Subversion and that brings APR 2.0 along with it, then their
> application may break.
> Any thoughts?

It will take a concious decision by the user to use
as configure will not pick up apr-2 automatically unless apr-2-config
masquerades as apu-config (it doesn't in a standard apr-2 install).

We could make it --with-apr2 to make it more obvious.

Received on 2011-06-21 20:16:19 CEST

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