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Re: Last post before submitting bug : "1.2 build possible bug with '--enable-all-static'"

From: Gal Aviel <galaviel_at_yahoo.com>
Date: 2005-06-16 09:50:22 CEST

Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman <at> collab.net> writes:

> On Jun 15, 2005, at 4:53 AM, Gal Aviel wrote:
> >
> > (a) create a statically linked 'svn' cmdline client, so I can put
> > it somewhere
> > on a network drive for all the users, and
> >
> > (b) build the required mod_dav_svn Apache module, so I can upgrade
> > my apache to
> > use subversion 1.2.
> >
> > It appears, that (a) is mutually exclusive with (b)
> The INSTALL file has always stated:
> Note: do *not* configure subversion with "--disable-shared"!
> mod_dav_svn *must* be built as a shared library, and it will
> look for other libsvn_*.so libraries on your system.
> So yes, the two options are mutually exclusive, and always have been.
> My recommendation is to build everything shared, so that
> mod_dav_svn.so and libsvn_*.so are installed on the server. Then to
> create a static client, reconfigure with --enable-all-static.

I think my confusion stems from the fact that I assumed for some reason
(probably because that's how I wanted things to look) that (from configur e
--help) "building completely stand alone binaries" means "building completely
stand alone programs (svn, svnserve, etc)". Binaries didn't associated with
libraries for me, but rather with programs. I figured that using
'--enable-all-staitc' just creates statically linked programs, but dynamic
libraries are still produced.

Well no bug reprot this time.

Thanks again for the clarification,


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