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From "David Reid" <dr...@jetnet.co.uk>
Subject Re: apr-util build
Date Sat, 06 Jan 2001 14:46:09 GMT
Well, the BSDi fix that Greg applied works fine!  So, APR, apr-util and
Apache are now building on BSDi again :)

david

----- Original Message -----
From: "Greg Stein" <gstein@lyra.org>
To: <dev@apr.apache.org>
Sent: Thursday, January 04, 2001 8:03 PM
Subject: Re: apr-util build


> On Thu, Jan 04, 2001 at 07:48:29PM +0100, Sascha Schumann wrote:
> > On Thu, 4 Jan 2001, Greg Stein wrote:
> >
> > > [ david misfired, and this went straight to me; bringing back to the
list ]
> > >
> > > Sascha said this wasn't needed on BSDs, but David says "yes".
> >
> >     What I said was this:
> >
> >     All BSDs, **except** BSD/OS.
>
> I didn't know that BSD/OS == BSDi.  *shrug*
>
> >...
> >     fixed in BSD/OS sooner than later.  In the mean-time, the
> >     remaining four BSD/OS users (one has just passed away :-) can
> >     use gmake which seems to be installed by default.
>
> I'm with Ryan: we should just work on the various platforms. It is no big
> deal to support this.
>
> > > Seem reasonable?
> >
> >     AC_OUTPUT and the generated dozens of sed operations and
> >     multiple sed invocations are slow and ugly.  I'd prefer to
> >     drop BSD/OS make support for now and tell BSD/OS users to use
> >     gmake.
>
> I've never been too concerned with that speed. Certainly, it doesn't
matter
> much for APRUTIL because it has a very simple configure (thankfully, APR
> takes care of the bulk). I can see the benefit for Apache, but even
then...
> it isn't like I run configure every hour and want it to scream. Hell...
the
> bulk of the time is in the tests -- not the output.
>
> IOW, I find the AC_OUTPUT replacement scheme used by httpd to be of
marginal
> benefit.
>
> Cheers,
> -g
>
> --
> Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
>


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