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Re: [PATCH] Ability to disable automatic WC upgrades from configure.

From: Philip Martin <philip_at_codematters.co.uk>
Date: 2006-07-11 01:16:25 CEST

Nicolás Lichtmaier <nick@reloco.com.ar> writes:

>>> [[[
>>> Ability to disable automatic WC upgrades from configure.
>>>
>> This was discussed when the code was added:
>>
>> http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2006-04/0326.shtml
>>
>> Is it a good idea to make it user visible? Why is it "useful for
>> development"?
>
> It's useful for having the stable version alongside the trunk version
> without accidentally making WCs unusable for the former. Any user
> could want to have a trunk development to peep wht's going on in
> Subversion, or for developing his own subversion client, or
> whatever.

That explains why SVN_DISABLE_WC_UPGRADE is useful, I'm not arguing
against that. Why do you need a specific configure option? Why is
the general method of setting compiler flags not enough?

> Compiling users are a special kind of "end users".
>
> Anyway, it's as useful as --enable-debug, --enable-gprof, which should
> be removed if you want to be consistent with your view.

I'd get rid of those too :)

-- 
Philip Martin
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