[svn.haxx.se] · SVN Dev · SVN Users · SVN Org · TSVN Dev · TSVN Users · Subclipse Dev · Subclipse Users · this month's index

Re: Subversion cygwin package maintainer

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2003-10-03 16:30:21 CEST

Dave Slusher wrote:
> I ended up having to build the cygwin version in order to do the
> cleanup, which made me wonder if there is already someone who is on tap to
> a maintainer of the cygwin package? If there is not, I would be willing to
> the official cygwin package maintainer. Particularly if you are going
> beta and want a lot of eyes on all the versions, it might help if the SVN
> client could be installed with one click from Cygwin setup.
> I was able to build with only one problem, the issue I have seen in the
> mailing list archives about neon spuriously reporting failure to find
> libxml/parser.h . I saw references to it working with expat and without
> libxml2, so I had to uninstall libxml2 and then it configured and built.

There was a broken cygwin package of libxml2 around for a while. If you use
the latest version, it should work.

> Having already built it, I thought why not go to the extra effort of
> packaging it and getting it in the official cygwin package list? I haven't
> done a lot of giving back to the OS community in my career, so why not
> I'm thinking at first only doing the client and then perhaps later on
> on the more complex task of the server.
> So the questions are two: Is there already someone doing this? Do y'all
> this is a good idea? If no one is doing it and it is deemed a thing to do,
> willing to do it.

It sounds like a good idea to me. I use subversion on Cygwin, but as I am
stuck on a pathetically slow modem except during university term, I wouldn't
be a good packager for a large package like svn.


To unsubscribe, e-mail: dev-unsubscribe@subversion.tigris.org
For additional commands, e-mail: dev-help@subversion.tigris.org
Received on Fri Oct 3 16:44:30 2003

This is an archived mail posted to the Subversion Dev mailing list.

This site is subject to the Apache Privacy Policy and the Apache Public Forum Archive Policy.