Building package for Subversion 1.5.0

Bug #243224 reported by goto on 2008-06-26
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Binary package hint: subversion

Hello,
I try to compile subversion 1.5.0 and build a debian package for Ubuntu 8.04 32bit.

Especially because I need the libsvn-java package for JavaHL support that Subclipse 1.4.0 needs.

So this is what I have tried so far.

I have downloaded and unpacked the source of subversion 1.5.0 and the sources the Ubuntu package (version 1.4.6) has been built with.
(apt-get source subversion)

Then I applied the changes onto the new sources:
Within subversion-1.5.0 source root directory: zcat ../subversion_1.4.6dfsg1-2ubuntu1.diff.gz | patch -p1
Then I installed the packages subversion depends on: sudo apt-get build-dep subversion
(I also installed other packages like fakeroot or devscripts for making the debian-package)
Because some java VMs seem to be installed I changed the standard Java VM back to sun-1.6.0:
sudo update-alternatives --config java -> Choose: /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/jre/bin/java

Now I changed the debian/changelog

In debian/patches/00list I commented out all patches but "fix-bdb-version-detection" and "no-extra-libs".

Now I start to compile with:
debuild -us -uc

The process ends with this error:
http://ubuntuusers.de/paste/373110/

goto (gotolaunchpad) wrote :

In Debian there is an experimental package:
http://packages.debian.org/experimental/subversion

Code:
tar xzf subversion_1.5.0dfsg1.orig.tar.gz
cd subversion-1.5.0dfsg1
zcat ../subversion_1.5.0dfsg1-1.diff.gz | patch -p1

The building with "debuild -us -uc" (depending packages install with "sudo apt-get build-dep subversion". Simply install missing packages) works well, but it does not build the libsvn-java package.

With " DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS="with-javahl" debuild -us -uc " I again get this error.
http://ubuntuusers.de/paste/373157/

goto (gotolaunchpad) wrote :

In this bug report there seems to be a similar problem.
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=219959

I wonder that they compile it using another VM.
debian/rules says explicit
export DH_OPTIONS
ifdef DEB_OPT_WITH_JAVAHL
  # jikes 1.22 cannot compile javahl.
  confflags += --enable-javahl --without-jikes \
               --with-jdk=/usr/lib/jvm/java-gcj \
               --with-junit=/usr/share/java/junit.jar
else
  DH_OPTIONS += -Nlibsvn-java -Nlibsvn-javahl
  confflags += --disable-javahl
endif

goto (gotolaunchpad) wrote :

The problem seems to be that the header files of the nested classes are not created.
A developer in the ubuntu-devel mailing list has the right hint, I think.
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-devel-discuss/2008-June/004627.html

But where is the right place to insert these lines?

And how to make header files for _all_ nested classes.

goto (gotolaunchpad) wrote :

I finally made the sources built correctly.
First I used the Intrepid sources instead of the debian sources.
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/intrepid/+source/subversion/1.5.0dfsg1-1ubuntu2

But this was not the problem.
The problem was that the headers of the nested classes were not created.

So I created the headers myself using javah. But javah inserted a constant 0024 into the names that were defined inside the header file which I had to remove manually.

There is a patch attached which creates these headers.

So with this patch the libsvn-java packages is built successfully.

Could this patch be inserted into the Ubuntu sources?

goto (gotolaunchpad) wrote :

I created a patch that makes the package libsvn-java built correctly.

I think it should be inserted into the Ubuntu sources.

Changed in subversion:
status: New → Fix Committed
Scott Kitterman (kitterman) wrote :

We have a building libsvn-java now.

Changed in subversion:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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