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From "David Reid" <dr...@jetnet.co.uk>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apr-util CHANGES apu-config.in
Date Thu, 19 Sep 2002 18:35:40 GMT
I find myself agreeing with Aaron here. We need to revisit this and fix it
correctly...

(Damn - agreeing with Aaron again...)

david

----- Original Message -----
From: "Aaron Bannert" <aaron@clove.org>
To: <dev@apr.apache.org>
Sent: Thursday, September 19, 2002 7:09 PM
Subject: Re: cvs commit: apr-util CHANGES apu-config.in


> On Wed, Sep 18, 2002 at 11:31:46PM -0700, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> > On Wed, Sep 18, 2002 at 11:23:48PM -0700, Aaron Bannert wrote:
> > > On Thu, Sep 19, 2002 at 05:33:18AM -0000, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> > > > jerenkrantz    2002/09/18 22:33:18
> > > >
> > > >   Modified:    .        CHANGES apu-config.in
> > > >   Log:
> > > >   Add --bindir option to apu-config so that users of APR-util have
an idea
> > > >   where apu-config will end up so that they can do later queries
after
> > > >   apu-config is installed.
> > >
> > > This doesn't make sense. Isn't apu-config only supposed to be used
> > > after it's been installed?
> >
> > No, apu-config can be used when it hasn't been installed.  Think
> > about how httpd calls it.  -- justin
>
> As I said when apr-config and apu-config were created, it should ONLY
> be used from an independently installed APR or APR-UTIL.
>
> We need to move away from the old way of doing things, like in httpd
> or flood where apr and apr-util are bundled with the source. APR
> and APR-UTIL should be independently installed on the system. Supporting
> both systems is going to be horribly confusing (is this "pre install" or
> "post install")...
>
> -aaron
>


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