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From Ben Laurie <...@algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache-2.0/src Configure
Date Sun, 10 Oct 1999 19:19:18 GMT
Manoj Kasichainula wrote:
> 
> On Sat, Oct 09, 1999 at 09:56:43PM +0100, Ben Laurie wrote:
> > manoj@hyperreal.org wrote:
> > >   --- Configure 1999/10/01 16:22:48     1.8
> > >   +++ Configure 1999/10/09 20:28:40     1.9
> > >   @@ -1727,7 +1727,7 @@
> > >    if [ -d ./lib/apr ]; then
> > >        if [ ! -f ./lib/apr/configure ]; then
> > >            echo " + bootstrapping Apache Portable Runtime (APR)"
> > >   -        (cd lib/apr && autoconf)
> > >   +        (cd lib/apr && autoconf && autoheader)
> >
> > Ah. This really ought to be triggered by the existence of autoconf, or
> > it doesn't actually help much (after the first time), does it?
> 
> In my sleepy haze (I work on Hawaiian time on weekends), I can't quite
> parse this. Are you saying that we should be checking for the
> existence of autoconf first so that error messages are sane?
> 
> I agree. I'm not sure whether it's worth the effort to fix up
> Configure too much if we're placing the whole ball with autoconf. I'm
> probably going to make autoconf my next project, so hopefully this
> isn't too far away.

No, what I mean is that if you have autoconf, you should _always_ run
it, not just when there's no configure. I've fixed it anyway.

Cheers,

Ben.

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