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Re: Does Subversion run on OS/2?

From: Brian Havard <brian.havard_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2004-11-11 09:50:18 CET

On Wed, 10 Nov 2004 20:50:33 +0000, Julian Foad
<julianfoad@btopenworld.com> wrote:
> Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> > Julian Foad wrote:
> >> For years we have been carrying around a work-around (in
> >> svn_io_make_dir_recursively) for the fact that apr_dir_make_recursive is
> >> not implemented for OS/2. This is silly. If anybody wants to run
> >> Subversion on OS/2 they should get a patch into APR to implement that,
> >> otherwise every project using APR has equal hassle.
> [...]
> > IIRC, Brian Harvard, the OS/2 maintainer of APR & httpd, has posted a
> > few times here that Subversion works with some minor tweaks. But, if we
> > pulled that workaround, then it'd give him impetus to fix APR. ;-) --
> Well, I'm torn between protecting any OS/2 users that we might already have,
> and trying to get out of keeping this work-around forever.

Don't worry about it too much. If I need to write an implementation
for OS/2 I'll do so. Actually, the unix implementation looks almost
portable so I can probably adapt that.

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