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RE: win32 svn 1.1.0-rc1 binaries posted

From: Ivan-Assen Ivanov <assen_at_haemimontgames.com>
Date: 2004-07-19 17:51:19 CEST

> >I unpacked httpd-2.0.49 and svn 1.1.0-rc1 release tarballs, and
> >everything "just worked". And it was all built from the VC6
> >commandline, no less -- I never saw the visual environment once. No
> >hitches, no snags. Major kudos to our win32 build-system developers!
> >And even more kudos to whomever wrote the "new" win32
> instructions in
> >INSTALL!
> >
> >
> Have you ever tried with the free 7.x compiler ?
> If SVN can be built without any IDE, that would be nice if
> the new compiler, which is available for free, could be used:
> it produces more efficient binaries and far more important...
> it is free !
> ( I never tried )

I second the recommendation.

MSVC7.1 has the /GS switch, which reduces the possibility of buffer overflow
attacks.
Which, in the case of server software like Subversion, is even more
important than
efficiency...

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