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Re: [PATCH] fix build failure when configured using --without-zlib

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2011 16:34:31 +0300

Mark Phippard wrote on Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 08:43:02 -0400:
> I thought zlib became mandatory a few releases back? Isn't it used as
> part of svndiff1 or something like that?
>

Yes, and the servers/clients advertise svndiff1 as part of the protocol
greeting; if they don't have zlib but advertise svndiff1 they will get
nowhere fast.

Alexander: your log message does not say HOW you fix the failure ---
i.e., do you fix the error message or make it go away.

>
> On Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 8:39 AM, Alexander Thomas <alexander_at_collab.net> wrote:
> > All,
> >
> > AFAIK, Subversion cannot be build without zlib. At present if configured
> > using '--without-zlib' or '--with-zlib=no' options, build will fail with
> > following error message ...
> > [[[
> > Subversion/trunk/libtool: line 4992: cd: no/lib: No such file or
> > directory
> > libtool: link: cannot determine absolute directory name of `no/lib'
> > ]]]
> >
> > [[[
> > Fixes build failure when configured with '--without-zlib'.
> >
> > * build/ac-macros/zlib.m4
> >  (SVN_LIB_Z): Configure error-outs if executed with '--without-zlib'
> >   or '--with-zlib=no' options.
> >
> > Patch by: Alexander Thomas <alexander_at_collab.net>
> > ]]]
> >
> >
> > -Alexander Thomas(AT)
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Thanks
>
> Mark Phippard
> http://markphip.blogspot.com/
Received on 2011-09-23 15:35:26 CEST

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