[redland-dev] Compiling Redland-Bindings snapshot

Dave Beckett dave.beckett at bristol.ac.uk
Wed Mar 9 21:29:41 GMT 2005

On Wed, 2005-03-09 at 09:22 -0800, chris at prather.org wrote:

> Like others, I'm using this for purely development purposes, but I have no
> clue how to teach Gentoo's Portage system to slurp from CVS instead of a
> pre-wrapped tarball. (I'm certain it's possible, but beyond my current
> skills.)
> I ended up passing --with-redland=system in my ebuild which overrides the
> test. I just wanted to know if this was a BadThing(tm) or not. I see that
> yes, it could be, just happens that 1.0.1 isn't much different from 1.0.0
> *right now* so it should work, but there's no gurantee of furture
> compatiblity. Thank you.

Yeah, that's what the option is for - just ignore the test and continue. 
No guarantee that it'll work as the redland API may change - it's most 
likely not to but I don't promise it as the
does show.


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