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Re: svn-0.14.1-r2927-setup.exe & cygwin

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: 2002-08-21 23:29:27 CEST

Barry Scott wrote:
> > Agreed on installing the utils into SVN's local directory.
> >
> > But this doesn't work around the issue of conflicting Cygwin dlls.
> Of course it solves the DLL problem. Cygwin installs DLL versions it like in
> one dir. Then SVN installs DLL versions in another dir. THere is nothing
> that
> requires them to match. There is nothing that requires SVN to place its
> DLLs on the system path.

Well, it's not working for me from a Cygwin shell. Read my original
email starting this thread for the original problem and description.

> > Subversion should check for an existing Cygwin install. If it
> > finds it, it can add the Cygwin bin directory to SVN's "App Paths"
> > so that svn can find diff.exe, diff3.exe, cyg*dll. If Cygwin
> > does not exist on the system, then as you said, put the utilities
> > and the dlls in a SVN subdirectory.
> Personally I care more about Cygwin and SVN being upgradable independently
> rather then saving disk space on a couple of small DLLs.

I agree, but only if the above issue can be resolved.


Blair Zajac <blair@orcaware.com>
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