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Re: 'SVN' to '.svn' WAS: RE: Successful bootstrap on Mac OS X

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2001-09-03 23:00:54 CEST

On Mon, Sep 03, 2001 at 05:49:38PM +0200, Dominik Westner wrote:
> Actually I got it to work with v22 from the repository. So it was
> either the M3 or I had something bad in the config.cache.

We *do* cache the results of our search for the DB stuff. I'm not sure if
that is the best thing to do, but configure *does* cache the state of other
libraries and headers it searches for (i.e. you'd probably have the same
problem locating stdio.h if it didn't exist in the first run).

> > > I like .svn. The only reason we have SVN for the name is a legacy
> > > similarity to CVS. I can't really think of a reason to keep them
> > > "visible".
> >
> > I personally don't think we need to stay in the CVS mindset. If it would
> > count I would vote +1 for moving from "SVN" to ".svn". It is only 1 #define
> > :)
> > And possibly a quick directory rename script for the developers.
> My vote is for .svn instead of SVN, too.

Let's wait and hear from Mike and Ben (Karl doesn't get to vote since he
isn't here... hehe), but the tide *does* seem to suggest renaming the


Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
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