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

From: Mark Phippard <markp_at_softlanding.com>
Date: 2006-03-06 02:59:12 CET

"Kevin Aubuchon" <kevin.aubuchon@charter.net> wrote on 03/05/2006 08:42:27
PM:

> 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.

Ironically all I remember is you posting messages like this one:

http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2006-02/1503.shtml

Where it seems that you basically just want to shit all over everyone.

Looking back at the other messages, the problem as I see it is that you
are not making any attempt to acknowledge the questions that have been
asked. Are you attempting to follow the build instruction as documented
in INSTALL? If so, then indicate the point in the instructions where it
failed and what you saw. Also, indicate if there is anywhere you have
gone off script. The errors you have been getting, especially the most
recent ones, just would not happen if you were using the build system.

FWIW, I am not even a C programmer and I was able to build Subversion on
Windows by following the instructions. There were a lot of pieces to get
installed, but once that was done, I just used a batch file that automates
the INSTALL steps. I can usually completely rebuild when a new tag is
made in just 10-15 minutes. Of course it then takes a few hours to run
the test suite, but I have found the build process very easy. Perhaps I
am at an advantage in that I do NOT know anything. Therefore I stuck to
script like a robot.

Mark

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