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Re: Apache 2.2.2 and Win32

From: D.J. Heap <djheap_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-06-11 03:21:25 CEST

On 5/12/06, D.J. Heap <djheap@gmail.com> wrote:
> 2. Subversion maintains Visual Studio project files for the APR family
> of projects and they don't work for newer APRs. This can be worked
> around by generating the Subversion project files (which will generate
> APR project files) and then using Visual Studio to open Apache's .dsw
> file and force a conversion of the real APR projects which will
> overwrite the ones Subversion wrote out. Long term, we should
> probably just get rid of the APR project files entirely and include
> instructions telling the user to convert the Apache project files with
> Visual Studio themselves if they use VS -- it only needs to be done
> once. In addition, gen_uri_delims seems to be gone in newer APRs
> (folded into something else?) -- everything works without it, but
> building will spit out an error about it.

Any objections to ripping out our own copies of APR's vcproj files and
just documenting that they must be converted manually (just once)
before building Subversion?

The positive side is no more maintenance and tracking of APR project
files. The down side is users have to manually open the Apache .dsw
workspace to convert it to a VS solution, but people that build from
source are pretty used to that already, I think.


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