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Re: building subversion --with-zlib=.... seems to have no effect

From: Johan Corveleyn <jcorvel_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 31 Aug 2017 10:13:38 +0200

On Thu, Aug 31, 2017 at 6:56 AM, Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name> wrote:
> Hiran CHAUDHURI wrote on Mon, 14 Aug 2017 14:25 +0000:
>> I am building subversion from source but always see the output files depend
>> on the system-supplied zlib which is way older than the one I want to use.
> I gather you build 1.9.5.
>> What I did was this:
>> ./configure --with-apr=$PREFIX/apr --with-apr-util=$PREFIX /apr-util
>> --with-sqlite=$PREFIX /sqlite
>> which gives me the error message that subversion requires zlib. So far so
>> good.
> This implies that configure doesn't find zlib in the default paths.
> That's odd, given that later you indicate that libz was found in
> /lib64, which probably _is_ one of the default paths.
> Are there any clues in configure's output from this run?
>> Then I do
>> ./configure --with-apr=$PREFIX/apr --with-apr-util=$PREFIX/apr-util
>> --with-sqlite=$PREFIX/sqlite --with-zlib=$PREFIX/zlib
>> which terminates with exit code 0. The messages on stdout look ok, but when I
>> do make and make install, the created libraries will depend on the
>> system-supplied zlib instead of the one I specified to use. Further, in
>> config.log I can see these lines:
>> ... $ ./configure --with-apr=$PREFIX/apr --with-apr-util=$PREFIX/apr-util
>> --with-sqlite=$PREFIX/sqlite --with-zlib=$PREFIX/zlib ... So this is
>> confusing for me. While the parameter I passed was recognized and the
>> different checks on zlib were successful, the overall result is
>> --with-system-zlib?
>> After make and make install, when I check the compiled libraries I get this
>> output:
>> ldd libsvn_client-1.so ... libz.so.1 => /lib64/libz.so.1
>> (0x00007fc978e9f000) ...
>> This shows me that the system zlib library is indeed referenced. How would I
>> compile subversion with zlib in a nonstandard location?
> Possibly apr or serf bring in another copy of zlib than the one you intended.
> What's the output of Ā«grep "^SVN_.*LIBS =" MakefileĀ»?
> Can you show the linker invocation of libsvn_client?

FWIW, I just found a very similar mail thread in the archives of users@:


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