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From Justin Erenkrantz <jus...@erenkrantz.com>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Support compiling httpd against APR/apr-util 1.x when buildconf against 2.x/trunk
Date Sun, 30 May 2010 03:18:32 GMT
On Sat, May 29, 2010 at 7:39 PM, Sander Temme <sctemme@apache.org> wrote:
> Wouldn't we rather move to a construct where APR is not needed to buildconf?  If all
we're doing is copy in find_apr.m4, can't we just fork that and allow it to evolve into our
own idea of finding an appropriate APR against which to configure?
>
> That would render the issue of buildconf against 2.x/trunk vs. configure against 1.x
moot.

The reason we added find_ap{ru}.m4 initially was to prevent exactly this fork.

For example, Subversion shouldn't have to re-create this logic either.
 So, I'd rather keep find_apr.m4 in apr - especially given all of the
other source dependencies in buildconf.  My itch-scratching doesn't
move me to want to replace buildconf at this time.  -- justin

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