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From Ben Laurie <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache-2.0/src buildconf
Date Mon, 20 Dec 1999 23:38:03 GMT wrote:
> > Well, that's partly what puzzles me. I don't see any merging.
> The merging is done silently.

I don't like makefiles that hide stuff. In my experience, if it works
no-one cares how much output there is, and if it doesn't, why hide the
useful stuff?

>  Basically, we copy all of the object files
> into objs/ and then create the library from those files.  I have committed
> changes that stop us from building the individual libraries.


> > That's not the problem - the unresolved stuff is exclusively APR
> > functions.
> I haven't tested on FreeBSD for a few weeks.  You have three options,
> 1)  send me the output of your build and let me see if I can figure it
> out.
> 2)  wait and I will test it on a FreeBSD box tomorrow and commit the
> problems.
> 3)  Fix it yourself.

As you will have spotted by now, 3 is my general choice, but I do try to
find out wtf is going on before I break stuff :-)

In this case I'll probably get hit by 2 involuntarily!

> There may be some functions not built on FreeBSD, but I don't personally
> know of any.

Nor I. That doesn't seem to be the root problem.




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