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Re: SVN::Core not on CPAN

From: John Peacock <jpeacock_at_rowman.com>
Date: 2004-03-31 13:34:39 CEST

Dave Rolsky wrote:
> But I still don't see why I can only compile the Perl bindings from within
> the core, and why this depends on doing 'make swig-pl-lib' (or whatever it
> is) from the top level of the source. This is rather un-Perlish ;)

That's a different issue. The Subversion Makefile has never been retrofitted to
make the Perl bindings in a single pass (like the Python bindings). One reason
for this is that the Perlish way is two steps (perl Makefile.PL; make) to begin
with. The other reason is that swig-pl-lib is compiled/linked using the
defaults (compiler and linker, e.g. -I) for the Subversion library, but the Perl
XS model requires building that portion using the defaults for the installed
Perl instance.


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