Subject: Re: apr and db4
To: Eric Gillespie <>
From: dieter <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/14/2003 21:39:16
On Sun, 14 Dec 2003, Eric Gillespie wrote:

> > 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.
> As i told Todd Vierling on this list a couple weeks ago, we can
> do that, but anyone who installs apr without DB 4 and later wants
> to install Subversion will have to reinstall apr.

Another idea is to add a APR_USE_DB4 variabele to apr's Makefile which is
YES by default.



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