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Re: OT: useless rant, Was: Building Subversion 1.2 on OS X 10.4 fails

From: Kyle Kline <kyle.kline_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-05-21 20:44:13 CEST

>in other words, something wrong with the package dependencies on your
> system, not with subversion's ./configure

Very true - SuSE 9.1 out of the box does NOT include many of the
common GNU developer tools, and some of the ones it does include (or
you can download using YaST) are outdated. More the fault of the
distro not being geared toward developers.

-Kyle

On 5/21/05, Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@collab.net> wrote:
>
> On May 20, 2005, at 9:33 PM, Scott Palmer wrote:
>
> >
> > On May 20, 2005, at 8:22 PM, Kyle Kline wrote:
> >
> >
> >> SuSE Linux 9.1 -- I just built SVN from trunk a few days ago for the
> >> first time and got this error as well. I had to go to YaST and
> >> download the gdbm & gdbm-devel rpms to fix it. I also had to
> >> download
> >> and build a few GNU utils (apr, automake, libtool) and download a
> >> copy
> >> of neon & unzip srcs to my subversion dir and rename to /neon. :(
> >>
> >> Hope that helps. gdbm is here: http://www.gnu.org/software/gdbm/
> >> gdbm.html
> >>
> >> -Kyle
> >>
> >
> >
> > So autoconf fails again. I can't say that I'm surprised.
> >
>
> What does this have to do with autoconf?
>
> As far as I can tell, it's a weirdness with library dependencies.
>
> The apr-util library links to many other sub-libraries; it has a
> generic DBM interface, so it usually links to dbm, gdbm, or whatever
> dbm library it can find. It also as an XML interface, so it links to
> expat, libxml, or whatever it can find.
>
> It looks like whatever apr-util subversion was linking to, expected
> to be already linked to gdbm, and your system didn't have gdbm. This
> indicates to be something bogus with your pre-installed apr-util...
> in other words, something wrong with the package dependencies on your
> system, not with subversion's ./configure. Subversion picked up an
> installed apr-util, but the apr-util itself was already broken.
>
>
>
>

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