Subject: apr and db4
To: None <>
From: John Klos <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/13/2003 17:56:25

db4 is too big to be included with apr by default. If subversion requires
apr with db4, then make a separate package for apr with db4, let
subversion require that, and let Apache 2 use either.

Apache is already including Perl, which makes it a tedious compile on
slower architectures; the fact that db4 can take hours to compile on its
own and that it is broken on PowerPC suggest that it should not be the


John Klos
Sixgirls Computing Labs