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From Paul Querna <>
Subject Re: buildconf on CVS Snapshots
Date Thu, 24 Jun 2004 05:51:06 GMT
On Wed, 2004-06-23 at 20:18 -0700, Sander Temme wrote:
> On Jun 23, 2004, at 6:17 PM, Paul Querna wrote:
> > Is it possible to have buildconf be run on the server when the CVS
> > Snapshots are made of httpd-2.0?
> >
> > This is a common practice for open source projects with their CVS
> > snapshots, and removes extra dependencies on autofoo for users.
> The problem with that, for us, is that the CVS server machine runs 
> FreeBSD and has GNU libtool installed from the ports collection. The 
> FreeBSD ports collection has a really old version of libtool (1.3.4), 
> which is broken for many platforms.

Try /usr/ports/devel/libtool14

I use it on serveral FreeBSD machines for Apache and Module Development,
without any problems.

>  An option would be to install an 
> autotoolset of the level that we require/like, say in /usr/local/gnu, 
> and prepend its bin to the PATH for roll operations. That would give us 
> a known autotoolset for releases/drops instead of what the RM happens 
> to have on their machine.

I like that better. Give a very controlled environment for making
releases, so that they are all consistent.

-Paul Querna

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