Running configure with the --enable-selfcontained option does not seems.
I noticed now that there is a --disable-selfcontained option.
Is it the default to build self contained package and user need to explicitly disable it?
Selfcontained is now default and should lay your directory out like this:
We might have temorarily broken --disable-selfcontained in svn. It is fixed now.
We don't officially support the code in svn, except for release tags, but thanks for pointing this out.