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Re: Does Subversion run on OS/2?

From: Brian Havard <brianh_at_kheldar.apana.org.au>
Date: 2004-11-13 03:11:26 CET

On Fri, 12 Nov 2004 19:42:23 +0000, Julian Foad wrote:

>kfogel@collab.net wrote:
>> Subversion. If the functionality gets move to APR, then +1 on
>> removing it obviously. If it's not in APR, though, then my preference
>> would be to leave the support rather than make Subversion less
>> portable. (I won't complain again if you decide to remove it,
>> though.)
>I hate to break compatibility, and I don't like to go against your preference,
>If I thought I could implement it in APR, I would. If I thought anyone else
>would implement it in APR, I would wait for them to do so, but we've been in
>that state for the last two years. I've had this hanging around in my patch
>queue for over a year, now, and I think it's time to force the issue.
>So I've removed it (r11868). I hope Brian or someone will implement it in APR
>either when any OS/2 user complains, or ideally before that.
>If it causes a lot of user complaints, then I will be happy to put it back
>temporarily while I get one of the affected users to patch APR. At least we
>would then know that such users exist, which we presently don't.

As far as I know I'm the only one who builds subversion on OS/2 as it
doesn't build "out of the box" so the impact is minor. Also, I have an
implementation ready to go, just doing some tests.

 |  Brian Havard                 |  "He is not the messiah!                   |
 |  brianh@kheldar.apana.org.au  |  He's a very naughty boy!" - Life of Brian |
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