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From "William A. Rowe Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release apr-util 1.4.1
Date Wed, 14 Dec 2011 17:09:37 GMT
On 12/14/2011 3:13 AM, Mario Brandt wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 14, 2011 at 04:25, William A. Rowe Jr. <wrowe@rowe-clan.net> wrote:
>> I'll check in these files for potential inclusion in a 1.4.2, as folks
>> decided this mostly works now.  But we really can't persist this mess for
>> Netware or Win32 going on to APR 2.0.  Seems overtime for Guenter and I,
>> or other fresh blood, to get on the task of generating appropriate build
>> files automagically.
> An Idea is might to take a look at the python script from subverion
> that generates that file or the configure.js(for windows) from php
> source code.
> In my point of view the js script is maybe nicer, cause you don't have
> to install python and the javascript support is already on board.
> Just my 2 cents

We don't mind if python is required to update an svn checkout into a
buildable package.  Once build files are generated, python is no longer
required.  It should work on unix or windows or netware, the idea being
that one checkout/buildconf on unix would be enough to create the whole
package logic.

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