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From r..@apache.org
Subject Re: Whopsie on Darwin/Mac OS X 10.2.1... :-(
Date Mon, 07 Oct 2002 21:02:50 GMT
On Mon, 7 Oct 2002, Pier Fumagalli wrote:

> On 7/10/02 21:45, "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wrowe@apache.org> wrote:
> 
> > At 03:27 PM 10/7/2002, Sander Temme wrote:
> >> Your HEAD probably uses the glibtool(ize) installation on your local box,
> >> which on 10.2 by default is 1.4.2. The tarball was built using the FreeBSD
> >> libtool, which is 1.3.4. This version did not know about Darwin yet and will
> >> not create any sort of shared library on this platform. The solution is
> >> building the tarball with a more recent version of libtool.
> >> 
> >> Maybe Apache should fail more conclusively if the user wants .so modules and
> >> the build system can't do them, but that's a different question from getting
> >> the functionality to work.
> >> 
> >> I think the ASF roll environment should bump its libtool. I doubt Darwin is
> >> the only platform that would benefit from that.
> > 
> > This is my doing.
> > 
> > Suggestion; could you offer a patch to build/httpd_roll_release that warns
> > the RM that the version of buildconf is too stale?
> 
> Checking against 1.4.2 would be a good-thing(TM) indeed, but doesn't
> guarantee that on certain platforms (such as darwin, where the mainstream
> libtool port doesn't work) this will not break things again...
> 
> We've been playing the libtool game since I started building 2.0. At one
> point or another, it broke things (I remember AIX as well), and as far as I
> know, noone has ever been able to get a patch incorporated into the main
> tree (I mean, removing a couple of "" is not a big deal, right?)...
> 
> We can't keep libtool on our CVS as it's GPLed, let's just keep it off
> somewhere, apply the patches _we_ need, and keep our machines updated with
> _our_ version which works _for_us_... Right?

I've got a better idea.  Let's just get jlibtool doing enough so that we
can use it everywhere.   :-)

Ryan

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