On Sep 14, 2008, at 12:07 PM, Gre7g Luterman wrote:
> On my server, I'm trying to compile the latest subversion from
> source, but I'm getting hung up with Berkeley DB.
> I configured, made, and installed BDB (from source) without a
> problem. Then I unzipped APR and APR-util into apr and apr-util
> directories under my subversion source, but when I do a ./
> configure, I get this:
> configure: WARNING: we have configured without BDB filesystem support
> You don't seem to have Berkeley DB version 4.0.14 or newer
> installed and linked to APR-UTIL. We have created Makefiles which
> will build without the Berkeley DB back-end; your repositories will
> use FSFS as the default back-end. You can find the latest version of
> Berkeley DB here:
> So, if Subversion compiles apr-util automatically, it is unable to
> guess where BDB was installed.
> Fine. If I "./configure --with-berkeley-db=/usr/local/BerkeleyDB.
> 4.7/" then I get:
> checking for Berkeley DB... not found
> configure: error: Berkeley DB not found.
> configure failed for apr-util
> Grr. Does anyone have a guess as to what has gone wrong here? Or
> perhaps, is there a directory under Subversion that I can put BDB
> (like how I do with apr and apr-util) to have it compile it in a
> way that it might prefer?
BerkeleyDB 4.7 may be too new. Or you may just need to specify it
The INSTALL document  says version 4.4 is recommended, but implies
that 4.5 will be supported once APR supports BDB 4.5, which I believe
it has for some time, so I think the INSTALL document is out of date.
MacPorts compiles Subversion using BDB 4.6 without problems.
Do you really need BDB support for some reason? Most people don't. I
when compiling both apr-util and subversion to save yourself the
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Received on 2008-09-14 23:00:44 CEST