Scratch this. Skipping over the first part of INSTALL wasn't a very
clever move (although I'm quite baffled that apache software is needed
to build anything at all inside the SVN source dir). Sorry for the noise.
Andreas Ericsson wrote:
> Hey all. List newbie here.
> I'm trying to compile subversion-1.4.2 from source to make an RPM
> package for the Openwall GNU/*/Linux distribution (so installing from a
> pre-compiled version is not really an option ;-).
> Having read the INSTALL doc, I see the expected "./configure; make; make
> install" recommendation. Tried it and it bailed out with the following
> checking for Apache module support via DSO through APXS... no
> WARNING: skipping the build of mod_dav_svn
> --with-apxs or --with-apache must be used
> configure: Apache Portable Runtime (APR) library configuration
> checking for APR... configure: error: --with-apr requires a directory or
> file to be provided
> This seems very odd, as I'm not interested in building the
> apache-related parts of SVN and would have expected ./configure to
> disable those parts automagically since I don't have apache installed at
> I dug deeper in INSTALL and found the BUILDING A SUBVERSION SERVER
> section, which says I should use "--enable-dav" to enable building the
> webdav stuff. I concocted this ./configure line instead:
> $ ./configure --prefix=/usr --without-apxs --without-apr --disable-dav
> but ran into the same error as posted above.
> Google and Yahoo turned up either blanks or millions of documents for
> building subversion with various options. Perhaps I used the wrong options.
> So where can I find info on how to build only the client version of SVN,
> without any apache-related stuff what so ever? I suppose I could hack
> around the check in ./configure and build using "make -i", but that
> seems like an awfully ugly kluge, and it won't get prettier inside a
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Received on Thu Jan 11 15:33:16 2007