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RE: Subversion Installer for Windows ready for download

From: Sander Striker <striker_at_apache.org>
Date: 2002-06-28 16:53:58 CEST

> From: Jostein Christoffer Andersen [mailto:jostein@josander.net]
> Sent: 28 June 2002 16:09

> On fredag 28 juni 2002, 15.29, you wrote:
>
> > > I also added the Cygwin diff* programs with libraries in the package
> > > and
> >
> > Please use the mingw diff binaries.
>
> I will look at it and try to compile them on MinGW, or maybe you can send
> your binaries to me?
>
> > > Please, come with wishes and suggestions. Some Input I want is:
> > > - Where to put the Berkeley DB binaries? The current place is where
> > > the svn binaries are installed.
> >
> > Ask the user at install time?
>
> I'm not sure about this one. Does it exist a "Official db version for
> Windows" and will it work with svn?
>
> > > - What about the Cygwin diff and diff3, where should I place them?
> >
> > 2) Put them in the same path as the svn binaries. We can then
> > determine at runtime where svn was started from, and call diff from
> > the same location.
>
> I think this is the best solution . Then we have diff*s that allways
> functions with svn and we don't mess with the user's system.
> ('C:\Program Files' contains spaces and are usally not in use by non
> English users exept when bad installer setups hard code it).
>
> > > Some candidates are making Windows binaries now and I don't know
> > > wich person who are doing this now.
> >
> > Branko usually does this, but I have a build environment setup for
> > this aswell. Others?
>
> Sebastian Bergmann <lists@sebastian-bergmann.de> is one.

/me takes note.
 
>> Where's the source? ;)
>
> On the same place where the binary files I grabbed come from ;-)
> Should I include the sources? The svn sources are aviable from the
> Subversion site

*grin* doh ;)

I was refering to the source for the installer.

> and the distro will be _very_big_ with all this sources.

And you shouldn't include the subversion source in a binary install,
that would be insane. Distributing include/ and lib/ might be a
good idea though.

> I'm I forced to include the Diff and Berkley Sources?

Not that I know, no.

> And what about lisence notes for diffutils and

Um, I'll pass this one to someone else.

Sander

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