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Re: [RFC] Subversion 1.3 distribution tar slimmer?

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2005-08-31 21:12:44 CEST

Erik Huelsmann wrote:

> In the pre-1.0 era, we distributed full neon and APR sources with
> Subversion. The reason being that most people had to build from
> source and we didn't want them to have to search for some or all of
> subversion's dependencies.
> In the current post 1.2 era, most of our users install one of the
> binary packages either provided from the svn homepage or by
> packagers. In most cases packagers will be bound to system provided
> versions of neon and APR. Remains only a very limited group building
> from source.
> I'd like to break with the pre-1.0 era for the distribution tarball
> and start shipping only the Subversion sources.

So what do we do about the Windows source distro? There are _no_ binary
packages of APR et al. for Windows, not to mention that the Windows
build requires APR sources.

Personally I don't give a damn, I never use the packages in the distro
when I build the binaries.

-- Brane

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