Subject: Re: [PATCH] Split Apache/APR, Update Subversion (big changes)
To: Eric Gillespie <>
From: Marc Recht <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/28/2003 09:25:11
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> * Change devel/apr-devel so that it builds apr{,-util} from the
>   apache2 distfile.  Eventually apr will have its own release,
IMHO it would be nice to split apr and apu (and add a dependecies). This=20
may integerate releases of apr and apr-util easier, since apache also=20
bundles them sepeately in the releases...

>   but until then NetBSD and FreeBSD have been packaging snapshots
>   from the apr project.  Unfortunately, those snapshots are few
>   and far between, and sometimes incompatible with the latest
>   apache2.  Using the apr distributed with the lastest apache2 is
>   a much safer bet, both for apache itself and for others using
>   apr, such as Subversion.
Sounds nice.. Does it work ? I've tried something similar a while ago..=20
Using a seperate (not the one from apache2) apr version for apache2 and=20
subversion. And it ended in quite a mess..
> I have tested these changes extensively.  One of my repositories
> is using these packages without any problems.
Nice. :)

"Premature optimization is the root of all evil." -- Donald E. Knuth
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