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From "Sander Striker" <stri...@apache.org>
Subject RE: apr-util buildconf copying rules.mk from ../apr
Date Tue, 04 Feb 2003 13:05:57 GMT
> From: Jeff Trawick [mailto:trawick@attglobal.net]
> Sent: Tuesday, February 04, 2003 2:02 PM

> It is helpful to be able to run buildconf prior to building APR. That 
> won't work anymore (ain't no ../apr/build/rules.mk prior to building APR).
> 
> This breaks Apache, which has buildconf that first runs apr buildconf 
> then apr-util buildconf.
> 
> I thought the point of grabbing apr's rules.mk was to be able to build 
> apr-util from a pre-installed apr.

Thing is that buildconf is for developers.  Release tarballs do not
require buildconf to be run.  If you do not run buildconf, you can
build apr-util with a pre-installed apr.

What am I missing?

Sander
 

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