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From "Roy T. Fielding" <field...@ebuilt.com>
Subject Re: libaprutil.la, libexpat.la, APRUTIL_EXPORT_LIBS
Date Fri, 18 May 2001 03:58:08 GMT
On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 07:52:29AM -0400, Jeff Trawick wrote:
> "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@ebuilt.com> writes:
> > My opinion is that expat should not be included in apr-util
> > because it is not dependent on apr or apr-util.  It should be
> > a --with-expat option instead.
> Let me make sure I understand you.  Are you saying
> 1) don't ship expat source code with apr-util...  
>    if you have expat on your system maybe we'll find it and otherwise
>    you can point to it with --with-expat
>    if you don't have expat on your system, then apr-util won't expose
>    the apr_xml wrappers and mod_dav won't build either
> or simply
> 2) keep the expat objects out of libaprutil.la; then, our existing
>    logic to look for a previously-installed expat, or a new
>    --with-expat option, can put your previously-installed libexpat.la
>    in APRUTIL_EXPORT_LIBS instead of building our own copy and putting 
>    that libexpat.la in APRUTIL_EXPORT_LIBS

I meant (1), but I've committed something that will do (2) because
I'm too lazy to move it out of apr-util.


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