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Re: Please help me get the Ruby bindings built

From: D.J. Heap <djheap_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-12-17 04:56:49 CET

On 12/14/06, Joe Swatosh <joe.swatosh@gmail.com> wrote:
> When building Apache I'm getting several messages like the one on line 3484:
> Error scanning file xxxxxx for dependencies.
> When building both Apache and Subversion the resource compiler appears to be
> having trouble finding certain files for APR (perhaps due to a less capable
> preprocessor for the resource compiler than the c compiler). This isn't
> preventing the build from happening, but it is a little disconcerting. First
> example at line 3487.
> D:\SVN\...\apr_want.h(52): Could not find the file strings.h.
> D:\SVN\...\apr_want.h(85): Could not find the file sys/uio.h.
> D:\SVN\...\apr_want.h(103): Could not find the file arpa/inet.h.
> Are these significant? What have I misconfigured?

No -- it appears to be some odd and harmless issue with apr and VC6 --
it happens in my VC6 builds as well. It doesn't happen with other
compilers (like VS2005).

> Apache is building with 38 warnings. Subversion is building with 58 warnings.
> Are this consistent with what others are getting when they build for windows?

Yes. I believe they build mostly warning-free with gcc, but not with
MS compilers.

> Questions About the Tests:
> We're passing all 48 of the 48 tests run and we are skipping 30 tests. Does
> this match others? Or can more of the tests be run with a better build?

That sounds about right, although its a lot more than 48 tests -- each
of those output lines is a set of tests. The skipped lines are
individual tests that were skipped due to being irrelevant or not
applicable to the platform (no executable bit or symlinks on Windows).

> Since the build-bot doesn't seem to be doing windows at the moment, is there
> somewhere else on the web I can check how others windows builds are going?

What buildbot are you looking at? There is definitely one for Windows
although it uses VC2005 Express and has been running http/ra_dav tests
lately, rather than file/ra_local tests.

> On to building the Perl and Python bindings!

If you get Ruby to work please post back on what you did -- I don't
know of anyone that has built them on Windows (I tried a while back
but gave up rather quickly after getting lots of preprocessor errors
in the generated swig files).


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