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From Mladen Turk <mt...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Combining APR and APR-Util
Date Wed, 25 Mar 2009 12:55:49 GMT
Paul Querna wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 1:17 PM, Mladen Turk <mturk@apache.org> wrote:
>> Joe Orton wrote:
>>> On Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 08:45:37AM +0100, Mladen Turk wrote:
>>>> And I think the expat is missing from xml.
>>>> So the --with-expat=builtin doesn't work
>>> If you unpack a tarball of expat and plonk it at xml/expat it should still
>>> work; none of the build infrastructure has been removed on the Unix side.
>>>  This is what we'd do for release tarballs.
>>>
>> It's not that easy.
>> With xml/expat we had set of windows build files
>> that are now gone. Does it mean that one building
>> the apr will be left on it's own to provide the
>> expat dev environment.
>> And what about httpd?
>> How we'll build that?
> 
> expat is a mature 3rd party project, with many releases since we last
> bundled it.
> 
> we should not bundle anything.
> 

Fine but the answer doesn't explain how to
build the httpd on windows.

Up till now we had self contained source dist that
you could use and build httpd.
Now it depends on few third party components, that
you must locate somewhere, build and install before
building httpd.
It will be versioning nightmare.


Regards
-- 
^(TM)

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