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Re: win32 svn 1.1.0-rc1 binaries posted

From: Michael Sweet <mike_at_easysw.com>
Date: 2004-07-21 00:40:34 CEST

Ivan-Assen Ivanov wrote:
>>>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
>>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...

IIRC, nmake is not included with the free command-line compiler.

Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products           mike at easysw dot com
Printing Software for UNIX                       http://www.easysw.com
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