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svn-x.x.x-setup.exe _and_ svn-x.x.x-dev-setup.exe

From: Jostein Chr. Andersen <jostein_at_josander.net>
Date: 2004-05-22 15:00:19 CEST


I want to make an additional Windows installer (a developer/admin
version) in the folder:


This new (planned) version named svn-x.x.x-dev-setup.exe which is status
marked as draft is different from the standard one in several ways:

  * It's from trunk. However, the binaries will be the same as in
    the current svn-x.x.x-setup.exe files.
  * Additionally, it contains Language bindings (and possible other
    developer related stuff).
  * Goodies from the repo's tools directory.
  * Installs Apache server modules and edits httpd.conf.
  * Do she same for svnserve as it does for the apache modules.
  * Probably much more

  * The trunk version do already have some of the functions above
    (apache handling)
  * Some functions and additional programs, such as stuff from the repos
    tools directory will be included in the standard distro when a pre
    1.0.x-branch is created and in use.

I want to use the trunk version (svn-x.x.x-dev-setup.exe) because then
it will be well tested by people that's used to work on computers while
the stable installer (svn-x.x.x-setup.exe) will continue as now.
I want new functions (such as dealing with the apache server) to be
well tested before included i the stable installer.
The trunk (dev) version of the installer will be quite stable anyway, so
I think it may be very usable for many people.

Objections, thougs?


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Received on Sat May 22 15:00:53 2004

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