Re: Build from source continues to be broken
From: Eric S. Raymond <esr_at_thyrsus.com>
Date: Wed, 21 Nov 2012 10:37:11 -0500
Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>:
I have whatever I get from the wget recommended in the instructions printed
> So that makes me want to go
But this doesn't work as a recovery step. What would?
> I think the solution is, if you want to drop a source tree inside Subversion's like this, you have to use a tarball of APR (and of APR-UTIL) that is packaged with the 'configure' script already built, and not a development checkout of APR. Alternatively, to use a development checkout of APR, build and install it separately and the point Subversion at the installed result of it.
I don't have any particular desire to do either of these things. What I want
Best would be if the configure script knew how to install these
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