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From "David Reid" <dr...@jetnet.co.uk>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Create apr-build repository
Date Fri, 13 Sep 2002 17:44:19 GMT
Not sure I like this. Shouldn't the other project just use the apr files
rather than copying their own versions?

More context please...


> Since we have a lot of files within APR that we want to share across
> other projects to help support the build system, I think we should
> create an apr-build repository that contains these files so that
> other projects can check out these projects and have one unified
> version of these files rather than copying them over from APR and
> potentially getting them out-of-sync.
> Namely the files we would start with would be:
> apr-build/
>   autoconf/
>     PrintPath
>     apr_common.m4
>     config.guess
>     config.sub
>     find_apr.m4 (ambivalent about being in here, but perhaps)
>     get-version.sh
>     install.sh
>     rules.mk.in (perhaps, but I'm not sure)
>   aplibtool/
>     aplibtool.c
> This may also provide a proper resting place for my jlibtool.c
> (which as Fred points out needs autoconf scripts of its own to
> properly detect the OS).
> I think we could rely on CVS modules to autocheckout the files,
> but I'm not exactly clear how that would work.
> Thoughts?  -- justin

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