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From "Max Bowsher" <m...@ukf.net>
Subject Re: v0.9 and v1.x simultaneously - Expat conflict
Date Mon, 17 Jan 2005 13:46:22 GMT
Graham Leggett wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> Both v0.9 and v1.x of apr-util include a bundled copy of expat v1.95.2.
>
> When you try and install both the v0.9 and v1.x apr-util libraries at the
> same time, a conflict results as the same expat libraries are installed
> twice in the same place.
>
> Is it necessary to bundle expat at all?
>
> How would somebody doing packaging handle expat if it were bundled with
> apr-util?

I'd say that anyone doing packaging should be externally packaging an xml 
parser, and that bundled dependencies are a convenience accomdation for 
ad-hoc /usr/local installs.

Max.


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