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From Joe Orton <jor...@redhat.com>
Subject Re: apr-util RPM - I'm stuck
Date Wed, 23 Jun 2004 08:01:57 GMT
On Wed, Jun 23, 2004 at 04:01:18AM +0200, Graham Leggett wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> Been bashing away at getting apr-util to build, but it seems still too 
> tightly coupled with apr to be built separately.
> 
> There are two problems with the build so far.
> 
> The files apr_common.m4, gen-build.py, make_exports.awk, install.sh and 
> config.sub from apr are needed by apr-util. apr-util seems to assume 
> these files to be in the apr source tree in the ./build directory, which 
> isn't available when apr-util is built from RPM.

gen-build.py, apr_common.m4 and config.sub are surely only needed if you
run ./buildconf?  That shouldn't be necessary for apr-util.

> The second problem is in ./configure and Makefile.in. The build scripts 
> looks for the above files in the source code directory for apr using this:
> 
> configure:    APR_SOURCE_DIR="`$apr_config --srcdir`"
> Makefile.in:    $(AWK) -f @APR_SOURCE_DIR@/build/make_var_export.awk 
> $(HEADERS)

I'd forgotten there were so many things which broke... for the Fedora
apr package we patch `apr-config --srcdir` to print ${libdir}/apr.

joe

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