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Re: Tarball naming (-nodeps or -withdeps)

From: Max Bowsher <maxb1_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2005-11-18 14:32:48 CET

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Branko Čibej wrote:
> Max Bowsher wrote:
>
>> (2) I'd like to hope that at some point in the future, we could stop
>> shipping dependencies entirely.
>
> 99.9% of Windows boxes where people want to build Subversion won't have
> APR installed. 100% of Windows boxes where people want to build
> Subversion must have APR sources, because the Windows build (currently)
> needs them.
>
> Not that this can't be changed, just pointing out the realities.

Yes, definitely, but APR(-util) and Neon are merely 3 items on a *long*
list of dependencies that the Windows build requires. It doesn't seem to
make much sense to ship those inside the tarball, when we don't ship
zlib, OpenSSL, etc. inside the tarball.

Max.
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