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From Richard Jones <r...@annexia.org>
Subject Re: Why bundling 3rd-party packages anyway ? [WAS: A zLib Update....?]
Date Mon, 13 Dec 2004 12:31:27 GMT
On Mon, Dec 13, 2004 at 05:43:58AM +0100, Enrico Weigelt wrote:
> * Brad Nicholes <BNICHOLES@novell.com> wrote:
> 
> <big_snip />
> 
> Hi folks,
> 
> Why bundling 3rd-party packages anyway ?!
> 
> I personally *always* use sysetm libs instead of bundled libs when 
> some packages do such bundling. But I'm really unhappy that apache2's 
> configure does not provide an option for doing that on pcre. 
> Especially in embedded systems (which is one of my focuses) its 
> an really unnecessary wastal of resources.
> 
> Why isn't there an option for using system's pcre ? 
> 
> Why is pcre bundled anyway ? Other packages (ie zlib or expat) are
> also not bundled, so why pcre ?

http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=27550
http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/attachment.cgi?id=13377

Rich.

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