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Re: OT: $SVN envvars Re: svn 1.8 debugging-compilation-serf-configure problem because of 1.6 Ubuntu install

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Mon, 4 Mar 2013 20:09:56 +0200

Gabriela Gibson wrote on Mon, Mar 04, 2013 at 17:51:15 +0000:
> +However, to compile serf with Subversion, the following configure
> +flags are also required:
> +
> + --with-apr=/path/to/apr/install
> + --with-apr-util=/path/to/apr-util/install
> +

First of all, are these options to svn's configure or to serf's
configure?

In either case, I don't understand why they would be required. apr* are
mandatory dependencies, and the --with-apr argument should only serve to
tell configure where the APR installation it should use use, i.e., to
skip looking for apr in the standard locations (/usr, /usr/local, etc).
Can you explain?

If configure won't enable serf unless --with-apr is given on the
commandline (as opposed to "unless it finds a libapr to link against"),
I would call that a configure bug.

Thanks,

Daniel
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