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Re: svn-config taken out of subversion-devel rpm package

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-07-03 14:54:56 CEST

Kristian Hogsberg <hogsberg@users.sf.net> writes:

> Hi,
> I'm using the Redhat 8 RPMs of subversion 0.24.2. I couldn't find
> svn-config, and found out that it was removed from the devel RPM in
> r5880. What was the reason it was taken out? Devel RPMs typically
> distribute x-config files - are you considering switching to
> pkg-config?

'svn-config' has never worked correctly; it was a half-started
thing. So we stopped installing it, because we didn't want to people
to think it was usable. :-)

Yes, there's a wishlist issue to use pkg-config someday, but nobody's
got a round tuit.

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