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Re: Win32 cmd line client - libsvn_ra, _dav,_local

From: Kevin Aubuchon <kevin.aubuchon_at_charter.net>
Date: 2006-03-06 02:42:27 CET

What a great group. Someone follows the instructions, can't build it, and
gets treated like crap when they ask for help.

"If you had asked before..." This wasn't my first e-mail to the group. I've
stated in each message my goal - build the command line client only. So
thanks for nothing.

Kevin Aubuchon

----- Original Message -----
From: "Branko Čibej" <brane@xbc.nu>
To: <kevin.aubuchon@charter.net>
Cc: <dev@subversion.tigris.org>
Sent: Sunday, March 05, 2006 6:53 PM
Subject: Re: Win32 cmd line client - libsvn_ra, _dav,_local

> kevin.aubuchon@charter.net wrote:
>> I"m trying to build the Win32 command line client. I want to access a
>> subversion repository on a secure URL.
>>
>> After following the instructions in the INSTALL document as best I could,
>> the projects in the solution file failed to all build. Frankly the
>> solutoin file iwth 97 projects seems overkill for what I want. So now I'm
>> taking a different approach. I am trying to build svn.exe and adding
>> projects as they are needed to resolve externals.
>>
> So you're effectively ignoring all the effort that went into creating a
> reliable build environment for Windows, because it "seems overkill," and
> are repeating all that work from scratch.
>
> Well, I wish you all the best, even though it all seems rather futile to
> me.
>
> If you had asked before, I could have told you that there are several
> pseudo-projects there that let you build reasonable subsets of the whole,
> and also that the dependencies between the projects are set up correctly
> (at least for MSVC 6, but I expect for VS.NET, too) so that setting the
> "svn" project as your default and building that will do everything you
> need.
>
> -- Brane
>
>
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