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From <...@covalent.net>
Subject Re: problems using symlinks for apr and apr-utils
Date Sun, 25 Feb 2001 16:37:33 GMT
On Sun, 25 Feb 2001, Jim Jagielski wrote:

>     configuring package in srclib/apr-util now
>     loading cache ../.././config.cache
>     .
>     checking for APR... /usr3/src/CVS/apr/include
>     checking how to run the C preprocessor... (cached) gcc -E
>     checking for chosen DBM type... sdbm (default)
>     configure: ../expat-lite: bad directory
>     checking for Expat in ../expat-lite... no
>     configure: error: Expat was not found (or recognized) in "../expat-lite"
>     configure failed for srclib/apr-util
>
> This is (I'm almost sure) because my apr and apr-utils in httpd-2.0/srclib
> are actually symlinks to the real locations. It may bite a few other people.
> Just a FYI.

I thoroughly dislike this.  We have built into Apache a specific location,
that is REALLY annoying.  I would really like to be able to do something
like:

./buildconf --with-apr=...  --with-apr-util=...

This would allow us to put these libraries anyplace.

Ryan

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Ryan Bloom                        	rbb@apache.org
406 29th St.
San Francisco, CA 94131
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